Gauteng Premier delayed on lifestyle audits

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC Gauteng Premier David Makhura promised earlier this year to do lifestyle audits on all his Members of the Executive Council, but has not yet found a state agency to do this. According to a reply to my questions in the…

Read More

Makhura again failing to hold his ANC leaders to account

by John Moodey MPL – DA Gauteng Provincial Leader My mandate as the political head of the Democratic Alliance (DA) in Gauteng includes being responsible, and indeed accountable, for the actions of all DA public representatives in the province. I would hang my head in shame if it emerged that one…

Read More

Premier Makhura, your time is up

by Jack Bloom MPL, DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Health Madam Speaker, in his report on the Life Esidimeni arbitration process Justice Dikgang Moseneke said as follows: “This is a harrowing account of the death, torture and disappearance of utterly vulnerable mental health care users in the care of an admittedly…

Read More