DA strongly condemns the shooting of the Auditor in Emfuleni

by Cllr Solly Msimanga – DA Gauteng Premier Candidate The Democratic Alliance (DA) condemns in the strongest terms the shooting of a female auditor investigating corruption at the cash-strapped ANC-led Emfuleni local Municipality. This shocking incident occurred yesterday morning, when the robbers broke into the auditor’s room in a guest…

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Failing ANC has no plan to fight crime and drugs

by Solly Msimanga – DA Gauteng Premier Candidate The DA has noted the reckless and irresponsible comments by the MEC for Community Safety, Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane on the raids by members of the Berea community. The MEC said the following: “I am delighted that finally, the communities of Gauteng are taking…

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SAPS not doing enough to prevent crime, drugs and gangsterism

Michele Clarke DA Gauteng Spokesperson on Community Safety

The DA calls on both Gauteng Department of Community Safety MEC, Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane and Provincial Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Deliwe de Lange to urgently intervene to ensure residents’ safety and to fight crime in Brixton, Langlaagte and Sophia Town. The Gauteng Provincial Legislature Community Safety Portfolio Committee held a community engagement…

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No New Police Stations For Gauteng

Murder in Gauteng

Dire Need for Additional Resources No new permanent or satellite police stations will be built in Gauteng this year, despite the dire need for additional resources to curb the provinces high rates of crime. In a written reply to the DA’s Derrick America MP, the Minister of Police, Nkosinathi Nhleko,…

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DA Gauteng Debates Community Safety Budget For 2016/17

Gauteng Department of Communty Safety Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane

Speech by: Kate Lorimer MPL “Budget abuse while crime rages on”         It is rather alarming that the issues raised when I first started with this portfolio, remain pertinent today. Crime continues to increase in the midst of this department’s distinguishably low and poor targets.      …

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