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Democratic Alliance (DA) statement: Gauteng Health Department pays R7.4 million to fishy ambulance company by DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC – Jack Bloom MPL

The Gauteng Health Department has paid R7.4 million to Buthelezi EMS, a controversial ambulance company that is being investigated concerning alleged overcharging and tender irregularities in the Free State and North West provinces. According to a written reply by Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa to my questions in the Gauteng Legislature, although there was no […]

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Democratic Alliance (DA) statement: DA Welcomes the resignation of Masilonyana Mayor by DA Councillor Masilonyana – Marieta Visser

The DA in Masilonyana Local Municipality welcomes the resignation of Mayor Nontsizi Moshana. During her tenure as Mayor she failed the Masilonyana community in the following ways: Masilonyana was placed under Administration in April 2017. Council did not receive a single report from the Administrator, was never informed about the Terms of Reference, whether Key […]

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Democratic Alliance (DA) statement: Sibusiso Sithole is not fit to turn PRASA around by DA Shadow Minister of Transport – Manny de Freitas MP

The Minister of Transport, Blade Nzimande, has “short-circuited” the revival and turnaround of the Passenger Rail Authority of South Africa (PRASA) before it has even begun by authorising the appointment of Sibusiso Sithole as the company’s CEO, despite publicly available information on his chequered past and limited knowledge of the transport sector. The DA has […]

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DA welcomes Emfuleni being placed under administration

DA welcomes Emfuleni being placed under administration, SIU must now investigate by Bongani Baloyi Cllr – DA Vaal Regional Chairperson The DA welcomes the news that the Emfuleni Local Municipality has been placed under administration as well as the subsequent resignation of the Mayor, Jacob Khawe. The DA has written to the Special Investigations Unit […]

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The National Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) MASS STRIKE

The North West has been disturbed by violent protests recently. The national government has since moved in and placed the province under administration. The inter-ministerial committee has committed to stay in the North West until all the issues have been resolved. The unions are taking the North West government to task over alleged corruption in […]

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CYRIL RAMAPHOSA DECLINES TOM MOYANE’S REQUEST TO REVIEW EXIT SETTLEMENT

Tom Moyane faces 12 charges of alleged wrongdoing in violation of his responsibilities interrelated to his supervision of accusations against Jonas Makwakwa, making unlawful bonus payments, misleading Parliament and instructing a SARS official not to cooperate with an inquiry by audit firm KPMG. Tom Moyane had requested the president Cyril Ramaphosa to support that he […]

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Zwelakhe Ntshepe Denel CEO quits from the arms manufacturer

Denel CEO Zwelakhe Ntshepe has resigned from the arms manufacturer. Ntshepe’s resignation comes after leaks that Denel gave North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo’s son an R1.1-million bursary to become a pilot. It was reported at the time that Denel had bent the rules to suit Supra Mahumapelo’s son. Oarabile Mahumapelo missed the Denel cut-off date […]