Gauteng education anti-corruption plan lacks teeth

Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi has told the DA that since 2014 no cases of corruption have taken place in his department and that there have been no investigations into corruption. However, the DA is often approached by individuals working within the department, members of school governing bodies and concerned…

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Gauteng Hospitals don’t track surgery deaths

The Gauteng Health Department has “no reliable data available” on surgery mortality rates at state hospitals in the province. This is according to Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa in a written reply to my questions in the Gauteng Legislature. I am highly disturbed that the department does not track surgery…

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SANRAL’s new dispensation comes at a higher cost

e-Tolls: With prosecutions looming, where is Premier Makhura?

Increased Costs Much fanfare has been made by government around the reduced rates to be ushered in under the supposed “new dispensation” regarding e-Tolls, however costs for registered e-Toll users have increased placing businesses and motorists in a precarious position. Since the flat rate of 30c/Km was introduced last week,…

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