DA Challenges ANC to Remove Convicted Mogale Councillor

The DA calls on the Speaker of the Mogale City Council, Cllr Suzen Thupane to establish an ad-hoc committee to investigate the conduct of ward councillor, Walter Mfanelo Plaatjie, who was found guilty on charges of corruption. In November 2014 the Randfontein Magistrate’s Court found Cllr Plaatjie guilty of fraud…

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Proposed ANC ‘dompas’ for Gauteng Farmworkers a no-no

I am horrified at Gauteng Community Safety MEC, Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane’s letter in the Star today which sets out an unacceptable recommendation to deal with rural safety issues in Gauteng. I have no problem with the majority of the recommendations made, however one of the recommendations which, according to the MEC,…

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DA Wraps Up Roads Campaign in Springs

The Democratic Alliance in Springs has wrapped up a comprehensive campaign on the problems with roads and storm-water systems in the area. Road infrastructure is not just about travel and convenience, it is part of the key infrastructure for jobs and growth. The DA wants comprehensive roads and storm-water systems…

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Ekurhuleni ANC About-Turn on Music Festival Raises Concerns

Back-peddaling by the ANC in the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality (EMM) on whether to spend R90 million to host the World of Music, Arts and Dance (WOMAD) has highlighted the metro’s inability to exercise legislative and financial compliance. Last week it was revealed that the ANC-led mayoral committee in the EMM…

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