Listeriosis outbreak causes pig farmers to shed jobs

by Janet Semple MPL – DA Constituency Head of Boksburg North It is concerning that very little financial support is being given to small-scale and emerging pig farmers in Gauteng. During the recent outbreak of Listeriosis, Gauteng small-scale farmers were forced to sell their pigs to abattoirs at a lower…

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Gauteng’s slow turnaround time on debt kills jobs

The Gauteng Provincial Government’s (GPG) inability to speed up its payment of invoices within a 90 day period reflects that this administration is not taking proactive measures to deal with its debt and accruals, leading to job losses and businesses having to close down. According to the latest Section 79…

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Emfuleni protests indicative of an uncaring ANC government

Kingsol Chabalala DA Gauteng Spokesperson for Sport, Art, Culture and Recreation

Numerous protests have flared up in the Emfuleni Local Municipality. Residents’ frustrations stem from the lack of service delivery, RDP housing corruption and officials allegedly dishing out jobs and houses to ANC supporters. The DA has challenged Emfuleni Executive Mayor, Simon Mofokeng, to a debate on service delivery and to…

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Corruption and cronyism is killing jobs in Joburg

Herman Mashaba

The ANC-run City of Johannesburg has been plagued by various acts of corruption, fraud and maladministration for far too long under Mayor Parks Tau. Since 2011, when Tau took office, it has become increasingly clear that the ANC’s commitment to fighting corruption has been void of any genuine transparency or…

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