Transport Minister Deals Gauteng Economy a Double Blow

Dipuo Peters recommending time limits on hours heavy duty vehicles operate on Gauteng roads

National Transport Minister, Dipuo Peters, is setting the stage to deliver Gauteng’s economy another blow by recommending time limits on the hours which heavy duty vehicles may be allowed to operate on the province’s roads. Gauteng’s economy is already bleeding due to the ministers continued insistence to implement a so-called…

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Gauteng Premier Must Take a Stand Against Xenophobic Attacks

Xenophobic violence in Gauteng

The DA calls on Gauteng Premier David Makhura and provincial ANC leaders to publicly stand up and condemn attacks on foreign residents in the country, before it spirals out of control. Following days of xenophobic violence in KwaZulu-Natal, foreign business owners in the Johannesburg CBD yesterday fell victim to widespread…

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Slow Aircon Company Keeps Getting Gauteng Hospital Contracts

Additional oxygen and vacuum points at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Hospital in 2013/14 for R5.8 million

The Gauteng Infrastructure Development Department has awarded four contracts worth R22.5 million to an air-conditioning company despite their failure to complete any project on time. Cool Breeze Air Conditioning and Refrigeration CC This information concerning Cool Breeze Air Conditioning and Refrigeration CC has come to light in a written reply…

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School Burglaries Undermine Quality Education

Khume Ramulifho, MPL: DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Education

The DA is concerned over the high number of burglaries at Gauteng schools and thefts of e-learning tablets. In written responses to DA questions, it has emerged that since January 2015, 381 burglary cases and the theft of school equipment and learning materials had been reported to Gauteng police. Among…

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Negligent Doctor Still Employed at ODI Hospital

Jack Bloom DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Health

A doctor who was found guilty in a disciplinary hearing of misconduct that led to the death of a patient is still practicing at the ODI Hospital north of Pretoria because of a long delay in hearing his appeal. According to a written reply by Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu…

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