SAPS fails to combat drug problem in Eldorado Park

Michele Clarke DA Gauteng Spokesperson on Community Safety

The Eldorado Park community is under siege by the scourge of drugs, yet the South African Police Services (SAPS) is failing to tackle this growing problem. Residents of Eldorado Park claim that there is no police visibility in the area and the police are not doing enough to fight crime…

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Poor service delivery at Chief Albert Luthuli Clinic

The long ambulance response times in the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality is negatively impacting on service delivery to the residents of Ekurhuleni. According to the norms and standards for an ambulance, the response time is 15 minutes, and in Ekurhuleni the general response time is 26 minutes. However, during the DA’s…

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SAPS fail to combat drugs in Gauteng

Many communities across Gauteng are afflicted with the scourge of drugs, yet the South African Police Service (SAPS) are failing to tackle this growing problem. Our communities have lost confidence in SAPS officers and have started to take the law into their own hands, raiding suspected drug dens and setting…

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Zama Zama Crisis: DA calls for holistic approach

The DA condemns the brutal killing of five women suspected to be involved in illegal mining activity near Crystal Park in Benoni by alleged gang members earlier this week. Illegal mining in Gauteng has reached an all-time high and the situation has now become untenable. Illegal miners (Zama Zamas) whether…

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