740 Ops Cancelled at Steve Biko Hospital

A total 740 operations have been cancelled at the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria from January to October this year. These figures are revealed by Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu in a written reply to my questions in the Gauteng Legislature. According to Mahlangu, the reasons were as follows:…

Read More

Gauteng Health fails more targets

Note to Editors: Summary extract of Speech by Jack Bloom MPL in debate today on the Gauteng Health Annual Report According to the Gauteng Health Department’s 2013/14 Annual Report, only 69 out of 173 targets were achieved, a failure rate of 60%. This is even worse than last year, when…

Read More

New Visa Regulations Impacting on Gauteng Tourism

The number of foreign tourists visiting Gauteng has dropped since the introduction of South Africa’s new visa regulations. In reply to my question regarding the impact these new regulations will have on tourism in Gauteng, MEC for Economic Development, Lebogang Maile, indicated that the number of tourists from the BRIC…

Read More

Report Corruption Campaign

Send an e-mail to wgwilt@gpl.gov.za on any corruption you have observed or experienced. Remember to include useful details, such as names of companies and people, dates and contact details, so that this report can be followed up on. The DA will follow up on any corruption reported and will post its…

Read More