DA congratulates Jo’burg born Wouter Kellerman

The DA Gauteng congratulates Johannesburg born flautist Wouter Kellerman for winning a Grammy award at the 57th Grammy awards held on Sunday night. Wouter – in collaboration with Indian born Ricky Kej- is the first ever South African to win in the New Age category. Scooping the only award by…

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DA Gauteng to visit Transoranje School for the deaf

DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Education Khume Ramulifho MPL, DA Tshwane Constituency Head, Solly Msimanga MPL, will visit the Transoranje School for the deaf in Tshwane, tomorrow 11 February 2015. The DA has received complaints by parents of learners at the school, indicating that three teachers were relieved of their…

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Joint surgery cancelled at Joburg Hospital as theatre overheats

An overheating operating theatre has caused the cancellation of arthroplasty surgery at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital. Arthroplasty is an orthopedic surgical procedure that is done to relieve pain and restore function to joints after damage by arthritis or some other type of trauma. Special arrangements had been made…

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Illegal mining violence: New Modder on a knife-edge

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Residents of New Modder, Ekurhuleni, are living in fear as violence between gangs of illegal miners continued unabated throughout Sunday night. During the past few weeks, a number of illegal miners lost their lives in what appears to be a turf wars between the rival gangs. It now appears that…

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E-tolls: DA calls on public to demand provincial referendum

The DA calls on the citizens of Gauteng to make use of the Pointers4Premier initiative and demand that Premier David Makhura announce a provincial referendum on the future implementation of e-tolls in his State of the Province Address (SOPA). In the build-up to SOPA on February 23, the provincial government…

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