Expired driving permits highlight law enforcement failure

            Reports by the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) indicating that 366 761 heavy duty and public transport operators are on Gauteng’s roads with expired professional driving permits is an indictment on law enforcement in the province. Drivers of heavy duty and public transport vehicles…

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DA calls for calm in Leeuwfontein

Ina Cilliers DA Gauteng Spokesperson: Economic Development, Agriculture, Rural Development and Environmental Affairs

The DA calls on the community of Leeufontein east of Pretoria, to be patient while we engage with Cooperative Governance (COGTA), MEC Jacob Mamabolo over their service delivery grievances. Community members occupied three plots of land which was allegedly sold to them illegally – and the matter is yet to…

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R14 million spent on half-built clinic in Randfontein

R14.2 million has been spent on a half-built clinic in Randfontein on the West Rand that was supposed to be completed in July last year. This is revealed by Gauteng Infrastructure Development MEC Nandi Mayathula-Khoza in a written reply to my questions in the Gauteng Legislature. According to Mayathula-Khoza, construction…

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Gautrain precincts remain hotspots for criminals

Yesterday a Gauteng Legislature staff member was robbed at gun-point of his computer, smart-phone and wallet by five thugs. Whilst there is unfortunately nothing unusual about such incidents in South Africa, the fact is that numerous people are being mugged on an ongoing basis right outside the Gautrain Park station.…

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