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Hill-Lewis begs the finance minister to refrain from making “anti-poor” budget cuts.

Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis has made a desperate plea to Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana, ahead of today’s budget speech, not to reduce grant funding to municipalities and provinces. Also read: Budget cuts see WCED scrap plans to build 21 new schools On Monday, Hill-Lewis urged Godongwana to protect grant funding and equitable share allocations to

Bushbuckridge’s state-of-the-art hospital is anticipated to be finished in 2025.

The Mpumalanga Department of Public Works, Roads and Transport (DPWRT) says the construction of the new Mapulaneng Hospital in the Bushbuckridge Local Municipality is progressing very well. On Wednesday January 31, the department released a statement saying this state-of-the-art hospital is one of the major infrastructure development projects that public works is currently building on

A Cape Town council member faces disciplinary action and a qualification scandal.

The DA’s highest decision-making body is pursuing disciplinary action against Councillor Abdulkader Elyas. Elyas, a proportional ward councillor, stands accused of embellishing his credentials, claiming qualifications in business and medicine that institutions say he doesn’t possess. The DA’s internal investigation has confirmed a case to answer, leading to Elyas’s suspension. This incident follows a series