Gauteng Needs More Housing And Less Promises

Gauteng Premier misleads the public on mega-housing projects

Gauteng Housing Backlog Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements, Jacob Mamabolo, has proved beyond reasonable doubt that he is failing to deliver on his mandate to handle the Gauteng housing backlog which now surpasses over 1 million. In his political report for 2015 Gauteng Premier David Makhura, admitted to the shortcomings…

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Police And Ambulance Fail To Respond To Cleveland Assault

Jumpers informal settlement - Cleveland shack fires

Jumpers Informal Settlement I am very concerned that Johannesburg emergency ambulances and the Cleveland police did not respond to the assault and robbery of security guards at the Jumpers informal settlement in Cleveland in east Johannesburg. Three guards from VPS Security were attacked at about 4am on Sunday morning (6…

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Pikitup Strike Shows Up Parks Tau’s Aloof Leadership

Illegal Pikitup Strike The DA notes the end to the illegal strike by Pikitup employees, and that it’s not thanks to the efforts of Joburg Mayor Parks Tau, but Cooperative Governance MEC Jacob Mamabolo and his team. According to media reports MEC Mamabolo has been locked in talks with SAMWU…

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DA Stages Walk-Out To Halt Gauteng Adjustment Budget

Gauteng Provincial Legislature Speaker - Ntombi Mekgwe

The DA today walked out of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature and prevented the 2015/16 Gauteng Midterm Adjustment budget from being tabled and approved. The walk-out comes as a result of the ANC’s refusal to adhere to due process as set down by the Division of Revenue Act (DorA) and hold…

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