Spotlight at last on Gauteng public transport

The Democratic Alliance in Gauteng notes with appreciation two enquiries into public transport, which are currently taking place. The first being that of the Competition Commission, which will, over two years investigate the high price of transport, and the second investigation by the Gauteng Provincial Legislature Portfolio Committee on Roads…

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MEC Mashatile must investigate illegal land scheme in Ekurhuleni

Gauteng Human Settlements MEC, Paul Mashatile must urgently investigate the alleged illegal selling of land in Zonkizizwe, Ekurhuleni by ANC officials. An ANC-Ekurhuleni official has been arrested for allegedly defrauding innocent people by illegally selling Ekurhuleni municipality land and pocketing the money collected. The ANC official was targeting vulnerable people…

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MEC hides suspected ICT tender corruption

Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi’s office has once again refused the DA access to view the ICT tender documentation at his office in Johannesburg. On Wednesday last week, Khume Ramulifho, the DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Education, upon visiting the MEC’s office, was denied access and told to submit another…

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E-tolls must be scrapped not “reviewed”

The pronouncement by Transport Minister, Joe Maswanganyi, that the failed E-tolls scheme will be “reviewed” is a welcome change from his predecessor Minister Pieters, but a “review” is simply not good enough. The call that the ANC government should be making is for the user-pay scheme to be completely scrapped.…

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