What is the Future of Sizwe TB Hospital?

Nursing staff at Sizwe TB Hospital

Today is World TB day on which we should reflect on what should be done to combat this scourge in our country, where 15 000 cases of drug-resistant TB are diagnosed each year but only about half are treated. While Gauteng has achieved a commendable TB cure rate of over…

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DA Moves to Stop Illegal Tshwane Land Auctions

illegal Tshwane land auctions

The land auctions announced by the City of Tshwane municipality to take place tomorrow (24 March 2015) should be stopped as they are not legal. In a reply to me last week from the Gauteng MEC for COGTA it transpired that the City did not follow proper public participation processes…

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Gauteng Hospitals Owe R2.9 million on Over-priced Diesel

Over priced diesel for Gauteng hospitals

Gauteng hospitals owe R2.9 million to companies that supply diesel for boilers, tractors and back-up generators. This is revealed in a written reply by Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu to my questions in the Gauteng Legislature. Companies Owed The Gauteng Health Department buys diesel from a number of companies in…

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