Sanele Magaqa


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ANC toilets a monument to failed service delivery Along the outskirts of Ward 7, in Great Kei Municipality, more than 500 toilets scatter the area, a prevailing symbol of the ANC’s failed service delivery. This is another toilets in the veld scandal, just like the R12-million spent on 1,140 toilets in the veld outside Komga, and the R630-million Siyenza toilet scandal. Everyone seems to be benefitting from toilet contracts, except …


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Sanele Magaqa

1. The current budget expenditure has failed to address housing related protests across this burning province. 2. The department has under-performed in issuing of title deeds for the last five consecutive years. Honourable Speaker, Inkulumbuso ye Phondo, Amalungu asigqeba Sakhe, Inkokheli zemibutho yonke yezo politico ekhoyo, amalungu alendlu yowiso mthetho, amagosa ka rhulumente, kunye namandwendwe ndiyabulisa. Hon Speaker, the report in front of us is one of many reports I …


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Sanele Magaqa

The dream that the peaceful village of Qunu, the home of Nelson Mandela, would be developed into a state-of-the-art city, has been scrapped, five years after the initiation of the project that has cost the tax payers tens of millions, with nothing to show for it. This is money that could have been spent on addressing the massive housing backlog and building houses for the poor! Initiated in 2012 by …


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The Eastern Cape Department of Human Settlements needs to come clean and state clearly what investigation, if any, will be conducted into the alleged illegal occupation of 116 houses by residents in Vergenoeg, East London. A parliamentary response from the MEC for Human Settlements, Mlungisi Mvoko, reveals that no formal investigations have taken place to verify whether the correct beneficiaries have occupied the houses.  To view the response, please click here: Response …


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Sanele Magaqa

Good afternoon Honourable Premier, MECs, Members of the Provincial Legislature and most importantly esteemed community members. It is indeed a great honour to be able to address you all today in this most beautiful part of our Province. The Mbashe Municipality is home to our former State President, Thabo Mbeki, and to some of the most breathtaking landscapes known to man. The natural beauty of this area, combined with the …


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