Gauteng Sports Department Unable To Procure From Disabled

SACR Gauteng

People with Disabilities The Gauteng Department of Sports, Arts, Recreation and Culture (SRAC) has failed to meet its first quarterly target for the 2015/16 year of 5% preferential procurement from enterprises run by People with Disabilities (PwDs). The Department only conducted business with 1.62% of identified PwDs. This huge shortfall…

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248 Gauteng Clinics Without Generators

Gauteng Department of Health

Community Health Centres 248 public clinics in Gauteng do not have generators to cope with power failures. This is revealed by Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu in a written reply to my questions in the Gauteng Legislature. According to Mahlangu, the 34 public hospitals all have generator backup, with 128…

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Merafong Water Crisis Should Be Declared A Disaster

Merafong water crisis

Disaster Management Amendment Bill The Democratic Alliance, after sustained pressure, was approached by the Gauteng Legislature’s public participation unit to make written submissions regarding the escalating water crisis in Merafong. Last week the portfolio committee for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affair (COGTA) held a public hearing meeting in Khutsong to…

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