DA debates 2016/17 Gauteng Department of Economic Development annual report

The following speeches were delivered today in the Gauteng Legislature by DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Economic Development, Janet Semple MPL and DA Gauteng Spokesperson on Economic Development, Ina Cilliers MPL during the debate on the 2016/17 Department of Economic Development’s annual report. Speech by Janet Semple MPL “Paper improvements…

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Gauteng Liquor Board loses half its legal cases

The beleaguered Gauteng Liquor Board has lost nearly 50% of the legal cases brought against it in the past five years – most of which have to do with the entity not complying with its own mandate. According to Gauteng Economic Development MEC, Lebogang Maile, in the past five years…

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No immediate plans to build a new Boksburg North police station

It is clear that there are no immediate plans to build a new Boksburg North police station despite the current dilapidated state of this police station. According to a written reply to the DA’s questions in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature, the Gauteng Department of Community Safety MEC, Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane indicated…

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Guptas destroy Gauteng business

The infamous Gupta family have struck once again, this time crippling a Gauteng business that supplied the family with much-needed equipment to continue operations at their controversially acquired Shiva Uranium mine in Klerksdorp. Quarry Master, situated in Springs, Ekurhuleni was contacted in 2015 by Varun Gupta who sought to utilize…

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