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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DA Gauteng Congratulates Miss South Africa Winners

Miss South Africa Liesl Laurie and her first and second princesses Refilwe Mthimunye and Ntsiki Mkhize

The DA Gauteng warmly congratulates the newly crowned Miss South Africa, Liesl Laurie and her first and second princesses, Refilwe Mthimunye and Ntsiki Mkhize – who all hail from our province – for their spectacular achievement last night. As constituency head for Midvaal/Lesedi, I wish to make special mention of…

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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 Calls for Urgent Intervention at Lyttelton Police Station

Lyttelton Police Station

This morning Councillor Clive Napier of Ward 57 (Lyttelton-Centurion) and I visited the Lyttelton Police Station which remains under-resourced almost a year after the Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malubane was made aware of the problem. Residents of the greater Centurion area have for months been victim of sustained criminal activities,…

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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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