Carletonville Testing Centre Turning Motorists Away

The Merafong municipality’s failure to maintain equipment at the Carletonville Testing Centre is forcing motorists to travel 40 km to the next nearest centre in Randfontein. The machine used to test brakes at the centre needs to be re-calibrated, but the municipality has stonewalled the approval of the R15 000 payment…

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Gauteng Land Reform Beneficiaries Left in the Lurch

Ina Cilliers DA Gauteng Spokesperson: Economic Development, Agriculture, Rural Development and Environmental Affairs

Sixty families who were supposed to benefit from the 637 hectare Thusanang farm, situated in Merafong, are still waiting for this land reform project to become a viable operation. In the mid-2000’s, when Merafong was still part of the North West Province, the then provincial government invested millions of rands…

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