Premier Makhura’s War Room a PR Stunt

Gauteng Premier David Makhura

Service Delivery Protests Gauteng MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Jacob Mamabolo’s claims that protests and unrest have decreased since the inception of Premier David Makhura’s Service Delivery War Room (SDWR) has been rebuffed by data that proves otherwise. According to Municipal IQ, of all service delivery protests…

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Linen Crisis Continues at Helen Joseph Hospital

Helen Joseph Hospital

Surgery Cases Cancelled Helen Joseph Hospital in west Johannesburg has been plagued by a shortage of clean linen this entire month. Last week on Thursday (23 July), about 25 operations were cancelled because of the linen shortage. Ten more surgery cases were cancelled yesterday (27 July) for the same reason.…

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Residents Say #NoToWRMetro

No to West Rand Merger

Proposed Formation of a West Rand Metro During the past four days residents of the Mogale City, Merafong, Randfontein and Westonaria municipalities united with the DA in our opposition to the proposed formation of a West Rand Metro. During this time, the Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB) hosted public participation meetings…

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DA to make submissions to MDB in Carletonville

Say no to West Rand Metro

Tomorrow, 24 July 2015, DA Gauteng Constituency head for Merafong, Ina Cilliers MPL, DA Merafong Caucus Leader, Cllr Blackie Zwart, fellow DA Merafong councillors and DA activists will attend and make submissions to the Municipal Demarcation Board at its public participation meeting regarding the proposed formation of a metropolitan municipality.…

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