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.



Thousands of learners in Graaff Reinet have been left in the lurch as critical upgrades to their schools have ground to a halt because the Department of Public Works has failed to pay service providers for more than a year. Contractors, sub-contractors and consultants who were tasked with the upgrades at Lincolm and Ashervale Schools have abandoned the sites after not being paid for 15 months, with many being forced …

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The Department of Transport continues to ignore the disastrous state of a road in Chris Hani Local Municipality, emanating from questionable contracts awarded in 2014. The road to Nkolonga Village in Emalahleni Municipality (DR08569), was earmarked for re-gravelling to a ‘safe and acceptable standard’ in 2014 and the Department of Roads and Public Works appointed Big Eye Investments to do the work. The company was paid R7-million to re-gravel four …

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EASTERN CAPE MUNICIPALITIES LIVING FROM HAND TO MOUTH Irregular expenditure, maladministration and corruption is rife in Eastern Cape Municipalities Service Delivery is buckling under the pressure of severe maladministration in the Eastern Cape Honourable speaker, honourable premier, honourable members and guests, good afternoon. From the visits of the Portfolio Committee it is clear that Service Delivery in the Eastern Cape is buckling under the pressure of maladministration, huge amounts of …

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The Democratic Alliance has written to the MEC of Roads and Transport, Weziwe Tikana, again after having received no response to our request for an urgent investigation into alleged serious maladministration in terms of roads contracts in Chris Hani District Municipality emanating from contracts awarded in 2014. The DA believes that a functional road network is necessary for local economies and jobs to flourish and for the safety of our …

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    Residents of Xhonxa Dam and Nkolonga Village in the Emalahleni Municipality face a death trap if they want to get to the nearest large town in their area, namely Queenstown. The state of the DR08569 road has led to various serious accidents and damage to property, despite a whopping R7-million having been spent to have the road re-gravelled. The DA believes that a functional roads network is necessary …

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