DA Debates 2014/15 Economic Development Annual Report

Speech by: Janet Semple MPL “Economic planning must reflect the dynamics of Gauteng” The biggest contribution the Department of Economic Development could make to job creation is to create an enabling environment in which small businesses and entrepreneurs can flourish.The ANC in this province must make up its mind: does it…

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DA Debates Gauteng 2014/15 SRAC Annual Report

Gauteng Department of Sports Arts Culture and Recreation

Speech by: Paul Willemburg MPL “In SRAC, “you gotta have faith” Supply Chain Management regulations were not adhered to by the Departments’ accounting officer which resulted in non-compliance with the relevant legislation. Poor monitoring and evaluation of conditional grants paid to municipalities to build and maintain much needed libraries. Poor Expenditure…

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DA Debates 2014/15 Education Annual Report

Gauteng Department of Education

Speech by: Khume Ramulifho MPL “Gauteng education needs to rewrite its future” There is 65% principals posts occupied by males since 2010, though there are more females teachers in the system. Does this means they can’t lead? If not why we aren’t seeing them leading our schools? 75% of our schools…

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City of Tshwane appoints disgraced former Ba-Phalaborwa CFO

City of Tshwane

The DA has learnt that the City of Tshwane has appointed Aubrey Mushwana, the former CFO of the embattled Ba-Phalaborwa local municipality, in a finance position in its housing and human settlements department. This is despite him resigning from the Ba-Phalaborwa municipality with a cloud over his head. Mr. Mushwana…

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Parks Tau Must Break Deadlock Between Pikitup And SAMWU

Johannesburg Mayor Parks Tau must show leadership and take control of the crisis between Pikitup and illegally striking workers affiliated with the South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU). While talks between Pikitup and striking workers have reached what appears to be a dead end, it is becoming increasingly clear that…

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