NEWS FLASH


In the light of a shocking recent report by the Auditor-General on the financial state of education in the province, it is time for the portfolio committee on education and the legislature to get tough on the implementation of house rules.  Year in and year out the same resolutions get tabled with little outcome. One of the most damning findings of the AG’s report is that it only achieved 20% …


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SPEAK OUT


ANC has its head in a pothole

August 20th, 2017

The report in the Saturday Dispatch “DA ‘plastic road’ idea faces ANC dead stop” refers: The ANC’s outright dismissal of this proposal in disparaging terms illustrates quite clearly that this a party stuck with its head in a pothole.  This province has a crisis when it comes to maintaining our roads. This impacts on every community.  A roads network is vital for a growing economy and in the Eastern Cape, our …


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IN THE NEWS


“PLASTIC roads” may hold an answer to dealing with the Eastern Cape’s R100-billion roads infrastructure backlog, the Democratic Alliance in the province believes. The party says “plastic roads” had proven popular in countries such as the Netherlands, India and other parts of Europe In a motion tabled at the provincial legislature this week, the party wants the provincial government to investigate the possibility of adopting the plastic roads method instead …


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LATEST PRESS RELEASES


      Honourable Speaker, imagine a province with no more potholes, a province where roads don’t deteriorate only months after they were built, a province where people are connected to places and opportunities by a reliable roads network that is cheap and sustainable. Imagine a province with no more plastic waste pollution and a country with no more plastic waste in its oceans. Imagine a province where thousands of …


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The Eastern Cape Province of South Africa is home to several provincial nature reserves which are spread across the province and represent a broad range of natural biomes. This province boasts an extraordinary aquatic and terrestrial biodiversity which, if unlocked and managed properly, could result in a huge increase in tourist numbers to our province. This, in turn, would substantially enhance revenue into our depleted coffers and create the jobs …


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Eastern Cape Non Profit Organisations rendering various critical and specialised services such as social welfare services to children on behalf of the Department of Social Development will have to wait much longer for their much-needed funds.  On Wednesday, 16 August, a motion that was tabled by me in the Provincial Legislature, was halted in its tracks by the ANC majority party.  For the motion, click here: 16-08-2017; Motion NPO transfer payments …


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