MEC hides suspected ICT tender corruption

Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi’s office has once again refused the DA access to view the ICT tender documentation at his office in Johannesburg. On Wednesday last week, Khume Ramulifho, the DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Education, upon visiting the MEC’s office, was denied access and told to submit another…

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Emfuleni Mayor spends R1.7million on KFC, Nandos and Hotels

Emfuleni Local Municipality’s ANC Mayor, Simon Mofokeng, has spent R1,772,549.28 to date on KFC, Nandos and the Shakespeare Inn (Hotel). Mayor Mofokeng racked up a shocking R1.1 million between 2011 and 2015 as ANC Mayor of Sedibeng District Municipality, before he was deployed as Mayor to Emfuleni – where he…

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DA welcomes SASSA card scam arrests

The DA welcomes the arrest of six money lenders who were illegally in possession of SASSA cards in Heidelberg, Lesedi. These people are parasites who prey on the poorest of the poor. We trust they will be dealt with severely as well as those in SASSA who may have conspired…

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Gauteng SAPS Must Root Out Criminal Elements

SAPS

Victims of Crime Survey Gauteng Community Safety MEC, Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane must explain how expelled SAPS Colonel Innocent Khumalo, and police reservist Lehlohonolo Leeba were at the centre of a bank robbery in Roodepoort. Despite their arrest, this incident raises concerns over SAPS’ ability to weed out rogue elements operating within…

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Gauteng Budget Needs To End Wasteful Spending And Create Jobs

Barbara Creecy

Gauteng Government Irregular Expenditure On Tuesday, 7th March 2017, the Gauteng MEC for Finance, Barbara Creecy, will present her budget speech outlining exactly how the provincial government will be spending, or rather misspending, our hard-earned money in the year ahead. What the province sorely needs is a frugal spending plan…

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