Vicky Knoetze

Vicky Knoetze MPL

Matriculated in 2000 at Kempton Park High School. LLB-degree from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (2005) and Masters Degree in Public Administration from Unisa.

Ward councillor in the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality (2001-2014)

Currently serving as an MPL in the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature as DA Shadow MEC Roads and Public Works and Shadow MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs.

Chairperson of the DA’s Eastern Cape Disciplinary Committee on the Provincial Executive Council.

 


LATEST ARTICLES


The DA wants answers about the appointment of former Nelson Mandela Bay Metro Municipal Manager Vuyo Mtlokothi in a top job in the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs in Bhisho. For a voice clip in English, click here:  DA in Bhisho wants further investigation into Vuyo Mtlokothi’s Bhisho appointment as deputy director-general (English) For a voice clip in Afrikaans, click here:  DA in Bhisho wants further investigation into …


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      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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“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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A resolution more than three months ago to have the Sarah Baartman District Municipality declared a drought disaster area is yet to be gazetted. For a voice clip in English click here:  Sarah Baartman District must be declared a drought disaster area (English) For a voice clip in Afrikaans, click here:  Sarah Baartman District must be declared a drought disaster area (Afrikaans) The Sarah Baartman District Municipality (SBDM) took a …


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Out of a total of 155 medico-legal claims against the Eastern Cape Department of Health in the past three financial years (2014 to current), 151 cases were settled by the department, and only four cases were won, according to a response to legislature questions I asked the MEC of Health, Dr Pumza Dyantyi.  For the reply, click here:  Reply to IQP 5 q 29 medico-legal claims lost settled and won …


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