Gauteng Health wasted R500 million on Telkom contract

The Gauteng Health Department wasted R500 million on a data storage contract with Telkom which was awarded on 11 September 2014 but has now been found to be totally unnecessary. This information is revealed by Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa in a written reply to my questions in the Gauteng…

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DA debates SCOPA report on Gauteng Roads and Transport

The following speeches were delivered in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature today by DA Gauteng Spokespeople on SCOPA, Graham Gersbach MPL and Paul Willemburg MPL, during a debate on the SCOPA report for the Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport. Speech by Graham Gersbach MPL “A balance should be maintained between…

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DA debates 2016/17 Department of Health annual report

The following speeches were delivered in the Gauteng Legislature by DA Shadow MEC for Health, Jack Bloom MPL and DA Gauteng Spokesperson on Health, Dr Neil Campbell MPL during the debate on the 2016/17 Gauteng Department of Health’s annual report. Speech by Jack Bloom MPL “Real achievement needed, not fake…

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Gauteng Premier ducks question on former Health MEC

Gauteng Premier David Makhura ducked my questions today at a sitting of the Gauteng Legislature as to why former Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu was not on the original list of witnesses at the Esidimeni Arbitration Hearings. He said that as representatives of the state, which included himself, Health Minister…

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MEC Lesufi must tighten school security during festive season

The DA is very concerned about the security of school assets and infrastructure particularly during the festive season. The majority of robberies occur during December, as teachers and learners will be on holidays and schools will be empty. We have had numerous incidents of burglaries and vandalism of our schools…

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