ANC Gauteng Government has no appetite for accountability

The ANC-run Gauteng Government has no appetite to stamp out corruption and stem financial mismanagement, nor does it have stomach to prosecute individuals found guilty of mismanaging public funds. According to the Public Service Commission (PSC) of the 87 cases reported to it in the 2016/17 financial year, 78 individuals…

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#GPSchoolsAbuse: Only a commission of inquiry will suffice

  The DA will continue to put pressure on  Gauteng Premier David Makhura to urgently establish commission of inquiry into sexual abuse, and related matters in Gauteng’s schools as we believe that only such a commission will fully probe this crisis. The charm offensive strategy launched by Gauteng Premier David…

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Who’s in charge: Lesufi or SADTU?

Gauteng Department of Education MEC - Panyaza Lesufi

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is deeply concerned by disruptions in schooling districts where the South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) is the dominant union. Instead of engaging constructively and putting learners first, SADTU has elected to collapse schooling by withdrawing its members from a number of schools in Johannesburg. On…

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Cosmo City residents need access to provincial services

David Makhura

The ANC in Gauteng has admitted its failure to deliver basic services to Cosmo City residents in Johannesburg. This follows the remarks made by Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, at the Gauteng Infrastructure Funding Summit, that there is not a provincial clinic or hospital in Cosmo City. Residents are forced to…

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