Gauteng Budget Does Not Finance Premier’s Promises

Gauteng Finance MEC Barbara Creecy’s budget speech today was an attempt to steer the provincial budget ship in a new direction to reprioritise expenditure to new programmes as government tries to placate unhappy ANC voters.   However, many years of poor ANC policy and direction means that there is no…

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Gauteng Health Pays R276m for Medical Negligence

The Gauteng Health Department paid R276 million over two years for 110 legal claims, the vast majority for medical negligence at hospitals. This is revealed in documents I obtained from the department after making an application under the Promotion of Access to Information Act. The highest pay-out was R16.5 million…

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Criminal Gauteng SAPS members continue to serve

There are 271 South African Police Service members in Gauteng who continue to perform active duty despite having been convicted of committing criminal offences. Of these, 248 have been convicted of committing serious crimes. This was revealed by the MEC for Community Safety, Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane, in a written response to…

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