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Elundindi Local Municipality Social Development workers on a go-slow

BY Councillor Kekeletso Mahlelebe, Elundini Local Municipality
The DA has today written to the Speaker, Vague Hokwana, of Elundini Municipality to immediately intervene and address the working conditions of Social Development workers in the municipality.Reports indicate that they are on a go-slow in protest over failure by the Speaker to address grievances abou...  read more
 April 06, 2017
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DA probes R49 500 spent on OR Tambo District ANC Councillors

BY Councillor Thembalihle Xhangayi, OR Tambo District Municipality
The DA has learnt that the OR Tambo District Municipality has paid R49,500 to accommodate ANC councillors in an East London hotel, on a date when there was no council business in East London, and for travel unapproved by Council.The DA has launched a probe into this, beginning with a written request...  read more
 March 29, 2017
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DA calls on Cooperative Governance MEC to investigate maladministration in Walter Sisulu Municipality

BY Vicky Knoetze MPL, Shadow MEC for Cooperative Governance
The MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Fikile Xasa, will be compelled to conduct an investigation into Walter Sisulu Local Municipality (Aliwal North, Jamestown, Venterstad, Steynsburg and Burgersdorp) after the Democratic Alliance in the Eastern Cape wrote to him, highlighting ...  read more
 March 27, 2017
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DA calls for safety audit of all lifts in the Eastern Cape maintained by departments of public works

BY Vicky Knoetze MPL, DA Shadow MEC for Roads & Public Works
The national Minister of Public Works, Thembelani Nxesi, must tell us whether the Mount Road Police Station lift that plummeted yesterday has been properly maintained and whether or not there is a proper maintenance plan that has been implemented for the assets of public works in the province. This ...  read more
 March 23, 2017
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The DA calls for an end to burglaries at New Brighton Clinic

BY Celeste Barker MPL, DA Shadow MEC for Health
I urge the East Cape Department of Health to seek advice from the Western Cape Department of Health immediately before health services in our province collapse and patients die from a lack of care.On Thursday, 16 March 2017 the New Brighton Clinic was burgled and vandalised for the fourth time.In an...  read more
 March 17, 2017
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MEC Sauls-August must answer for unpaid contractors

BY Sanele Magaqa MPL, Shadow MEC for Human Settlements
The Democratic Alliance calls on the MEC for Human Settlements, Helen Sauls-August to ensure the payment of contractors assigned to construct low-cost houses in the Eastern Cape that are owed money far in excess of 30 days.The failure of the department to pay these contractors is jeopardising busine...  read more
 March 10, 2017
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Enoch Mgijima Municipality unlawfully employs 10 full-time Councillors

BY Councillor Malibongwe Xhelisilo, Enoch Mgijima Local Municipality
I have written to the Acting Municipal Manager of Enoch Mgijima Municipality, Siyabonga Nkonki, requesting that he immediately cancels the appointment of 10 Councillors who were unlawfully appointed by the municipality in 2016. The councillors should immediately pay back all the money paid to them i...  read more
 March 10, 2017
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DA requests Public Protector investigates R125 000 for ANC excursions dubbed “study trips”

BY Councillor Monde Desha, DA Caucus Leader in Inxuba Yethemba Municipality
The DA has written to the office of the Public Protector requesting an investigation into how the ANC in Inxuba Yethemba Municipality misused municipal funds by paying R45 000 towards the transportation of 60 ANC supporters in order for them to attend the “January 8 Statement” at Orlando Stadium...  read more
 March 07, 2017
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