Questions Remain About Hlongwa’s Alleged Undeclared Interests

ANC Chief Whip Brian Hlongwa

Lifestyle audits should be considered to check whether elected representatives are being truthful when they declare their financial interests every year. Gauteng Legislature’s Privileges and Ethics Committee Report This is my proposal following the report of the Gauteng Legislature’s Privileges and Ethics Committee concerning my referral of the alleged undeclared…

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What is the Future of Sizwe TB Hospital?

Nursing staff at Sizwe TB Hospital

Today is World TB day on which we should reflect on what should be done to combat this scourge in our country, where 15 000 cases of drug-resistant TB are diagnosed each year but only about half are treated. While Gauteng has achieved a commendable TB cure rate of over…

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Gauteng Hospitals Owe R2.9 million on Over-priced Diesel

Over priced diesel for Gauteng hospitals

Gauteng hospitals owe R2.9 million to companies that supply diesel for boilers, tractors and back-up generators. This is revealed in a written reply by Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu to my questions in the Gauteng Legislature. Companies Owed The Gauteng Health Department buys diesel from a number of companies in…

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1789 Patients Wait for Cataract Ops at Bara Hospital

1789 patients wait for up to 18 months for a cataract operation at the St John’s Eye Clinic at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital. This was disclosed yesterday by Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu in a reply to my questions at a sitting of the Gauteng Legislature. The long waiting…

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Still No Answer Why Gauteng Health Head Left

I am disappointed that six months after the departure of Gauteng Health Department Head, Dr Hugh Gosnell in September last year, we still do not have a clear answer why he left. In reply to my questions in the House this morning, Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu said that there…

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