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#HeritageDay: DA leader Maimane calls for ‘One South Africa for All’

JOHANNESBURG, September 24 – The leader of the Democratic Alliance (DA) Mmusi Maimane on Monday said the Convention for a Democratic South Africa (CODESA) “enabled change that builds One South Africa for All”. Maimane, made his remarks at a Heritage Day celebration at the CODESA Walkway in Johannesburg. He was joined by DA Gauteng premier candidate, Solly Msimanga, […]

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Let’s meet in court, Tshwane Mayor dares Correctional Services Minister

PRETORIA, September 13 – Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga on Thursday hit back at Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha, after the minister threatened to go to court contesting the city’s decision to shut down Correctional Services’ Poyntons Building head office in Pretoria central. “I have noted the response by the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services […]

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Justice minister lashes out at Tshwane mayor over closure of headquarters

CAPE TOWN, September 12 – Justice Minister Michael Masutha on Wednesday said he would go to court to challenge Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga’s decision to shut down the Poynton Building which houses department’s Pretoria headquarters for safety reasons. “The minister of justice and correctional services will have no option but to approach the courts on […]

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ANC accuses DA of neglecting waste water treatment plants in Tshwane townships

PRETORIA, March 15 – The African National Congress in Tshwane has accused the Democratic Alliance administration of neglecting waste water treatment plants in township areas, which they claim have reached high levels of dysfunctionality and are creating health hazards. ANC spokesperson for utility services Jane Makgato said the party had raised concerns about the deteriorating […]