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.

 


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The actions of DA provincial leader and corruption busting mayor, Nqaba Bhanga, in tackling irregularities in the governance of Nelson Mandela Bay show residents that he is committed to cleaning out the rot. This was revealed at Mayor Bhanga’s press conference today, which details the steps taken to deal with the rot in Nelson Mandela Bay. This is the difference between the Democratic Alliance, and the African National Congress. The …


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President Cyril Ramaphosa’s District Development experiment has been dealt another devastating blow after National Treasury announced they will not be releasing the OR Tambo District Municipality’s (ORTDM) equitable share. The ORTDM was launched as the pilot site for Government’s District Development model, in 2019, and despite the heaps of praise for the model from the national government, it has been a failed experiment. You cannot change the form without dealing …


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The latest Auditor-General report on municipal finances for the 2019/20 financial year shows that the Local Government structures in the Eastern Cape are on the brink of collapse. In light of these damning results, the Democratic Alliance once again challenges the Premier, Oscar Mabuyane, and the MEC of CoGTA, Xolile Nqata, to take action. The DA has repeatedly called on the provincial government to make use of the powers granted …


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THE DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT MODEL WILL NOT SAVE OUR COLLAPSING MUNICIPALITIES The District Development Model – Central Planning gone mad. Cost of Employment is out of control! Cadre Deployment in Local Municipalities is shaking the foundations of good governance. Honourable Speaker, Honourable Premier, Honourable members and guests, good afternoon. The District Development Model – Central Planning gone mad. Honourable Speaker, we keeping hearing about the District Development Model. However, it appears …


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Water is our most valuable resource. There is no substitute for it. Up until now, most people, including the government, have perceived problems related to the drought as ‘imminent’, ‘impending’ and ‘looming’. The fact is that it is here, NOW, and if we do not start treating the water shortage as the crisis that it is, this crisis will become a catastrophe. The water crisis in this province is related …


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