NEWS FLASH


Live streaming sittings of the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature could dramatically assist with increasing and promoting public participation in its affairs and will certainly allow more people access to what is happening in our institution, particularly relating to house debates. We need to make the Legislature a thoroughly modern institution walking in step with the fourth industrial revolution. By live streaming the sittings, you can the witness first-hand what your …


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SPEAK OUT


The Quarterly Labour Force Survey, released by Stats SA last month, shows how the Eastern Cape economy is continuing to fail, along with the job’s bloodbath. This means thousands of families across the province will struggle to put food on the table, pay for medication and schooling for their loved ones. The fight to just survive in the Eastern Cape is getting harder. The third quarter statistics show the Eastern …


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IN THE NEWS


The Democratic Alliance in the Eastern Cape has called on the Green Scorpions to investigate raw sewerage flowing into the Fish River at Cradock. The party’s Midland’s Constituency Leader, Retief Odendaal, says this will place the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of people at risk. He says he visited the Local Municipality’s wastewater treatment plant in Cradock on Wednesday and was shocked to find it completely shut down, with no …


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LATEST PRESS RELEASES


Senior officials implicated in corruption around the devastating false medico-legal claims lodged against the Department of Health, should not be part of the premier’s task team to investigate the claims, they should be in jail. Medico-legal claims, in excess of R24-billion, have brought the Department to the brink of collapse, with the Auditor General (AG) raising serious concerns over its financial sustainability. If these officials are included, we will see …


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Service delivery in Eastern Cape municipalities is buckling under the weight of financial mismanagement and the lack of support by the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA). Maladministration, irregular and wasteful expenditure, corruption and factionalism are also rampant, and this contributes to the general implosion of service delivery in our municipalities. The plight of Eastern Cape municipalities was highlighted in terms of the 2018/19 Consolidated General Report on …


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Live streaming sittings of the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature could dramatically assist with increasing and promoting public participation in its affairs and will certainly allow more people access to what is happening in our institution, particularly relating to house debates. We need to make the Legislature a thoroughly modern institution walking in step with the fourth industrial revolution. By live streaming the sittings, you can the witness first-hand what your …


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