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Another housing project, this time in Alicedale in the Makana Municipality, has been abandoned after the contractor claimed that he had not been paid by the Eastern Cape Department of Human Settlements. Unlike the ANC’s failed projects the DA is committed to the speedy rollout of housing in the Eastern Cape. We will not abandon the people. When I visited the town two weeks ago, I was shocked to find …


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DA PROVINCIAL bosses, in an effort to garner support in areas presided over by traditional leaders and forge relations with royals ahead of the 2019 general election, met with leaders of the Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders (ECHTL) in Mthatha yesterday. Party provincial leader Nqaba Bhanga, Bhisho Legislature leader Bobby Stevenson, MPLs Sanele Magaqa, Nosimo Balindlela and their provincial spokesman Mlindi Nhanha met the newly-elected ECHTL executive committee led …


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DA delegation vow to resolve Unit P issues FRUSTRATED residents in a Buffalo City Metro township yesterday complained to DA parliamentarians of their years-long struggle to acquire RDP houses. Picture: BHONGO JACOB TALK TIME: DA MPL in the Bhisho legislature Sanele Magaqa speaks to Unit P residents Unit P residents also told of how they had to “buy” the free government houses and how the houses had been illegally occupied. The …


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Today, 27 November 2017, DA Shadow Minister of Human Settlements, Solly Malatsi MP and DA Shadow Deputy Minister of Human Settlements, Mbulelo Bara MP, joined by DA Eastern Cape Shadow MEC for Human Settlements, Sanele Magaqa MPL, will assess the housing conditions in the Buffalo City region. It is a serious indictment on the Department of Human Settlements and the entire ANC government that the Eastern Cape faces a huge …


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The MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Fikile Xasa, must ensure that the best possible candidate is appointed as Municipal Manager of the Alfred Nzo District Municipality.  Last year the municipality was named the country’s worst area to live in, according to the South African Institute of Race Relation’s deprivation and comfort index.  Alfred Nzo was also among the ten worst when it came to irregular expenditure, according to …


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