Gauteng’s elderly cannot afford quality care

From the DA’s visits to a number of elderly care facilities, it emerges that many of these institutions charge fees of between R4000 to R9000 per resident, depending on the level of specialised care services that they receive. Despite the high cost of care for the elderly, the Gauteng Department…

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DA seeks answers on conduit payments to NGOs

The DA has written to the Gauteng Social Development MEC, Nandi Mayathula-Khoza, seeking answers from her on the department’s missing millions. Provincial officials, who knowingly used “conduits” to bypass the departmental internal systems and transfer tens of millions of rands out of government coffers via NGOs to unregistered organisations, have…

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