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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 businesses and resulting in layoffs of hundreds of workers. This is destroying jobs and impacting negatively on local economies. In a response …


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As the Democratic Alliance we view the Premier’s Sopa as more reflective than forward looking and this has been echoed in the media and by those who were able to analyse it with a clearer mind. And indeed it was the continuation of what was said at the last Sopa- nothing exciting about the changes that we want to see. Yes, reflection is important in such an address but vision …


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This coming initiation, leaders within the Eastern Cape should work towards curbing initiation deaths in the province.  The House of Traditional Leaders and the department of health should pull out all the stops to ensure that a plan of action is put in place to protect our boys at initiation schools. Many initiates die due to negligence, maltreatment, dehydration and malnutrition. Boys should be properly screened before going to initiation …


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The following speeches were delivered in the Eastern Cape Legislature by DA Shadow MEC for Social Development, Kobus Botha MPL, Shadow MEC for Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Ross Purdon MPL, Shadow MEC for Finance and for Safety & Liaison Bobby Stevenson MPL and Shadow MEC for Human Settlements Sanele Magaqa MPL, during the budget vote debates of provincial departments. Speech by Kobus Botha, MPL Shadow MEC for Social Development  “New systems devised to hide ANC failures” Social …


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