All quiet on the War Room front

Improved Services In his inaugural state of the province address, Gauteng Premier David Makhura, announced the creation of a provincial Service Delivery War Room (SDWR) to improve the manner in which government rolls out services to residents. However one year later, the finer details of this project are still unknown.…

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Budget Vote Speeches: Office of the Premier

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  Speech by John Moodey MPL DA Gauteng Leader “Premier needs to slay Goliath of greed, corruption and mismanagement” Speech highlights: Gauteng is plagued by the triple threat of poverty, unemployment and inequality However, the threat to effective governance is corruption, maladministration and non-accountability by a severely under skilled and…

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Gauteng’s ineffective bus subsidy killing off public transport

Inefficiently utilised bus subsidies granted directly to Gauteng by the National Department of Transport (NDOT) have started to have a detrimental effect on bus operating companies – and ultimately bus commuters in the province.   The situation, created by the Department’s system of using short-term funding, for monthly contracts and…

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Blockages at licencing centres should be easily removed

Following the problems experienced at licensing centres across Gauteng, Centurion in particular, the DA conducted a follow up visit to the facility.   Although a general improvement in efficiency and staff attitudes seems to have taken place, the biggest single disruption in the licencing procedure was experienced at the eye-test…

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