Construction

Utilising the legacy

South Africa achieved a very important milestone two years ago when we hosted the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup. We were proud when the event went off almost flawlessly, and every person who contributed to this great project deserves a part of the...

Study shows dissatisfaction with Gauteng services

At least 20% of Gauteng residents are dissatisfied with the services provided by the provincial government, including electricity, water, sanitation and roads, Premier Nomvula Mokonyane said. Mokonyane said a 2011-12 survey of nearly 17 000 Gauteng...

Gigaba to fix struggling parastatals

Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba has been tasked with fixing South Africa’s lumbering parastatals. Although he has held the position for more than 18 months, eight of the major public entities do not have a permanent CEO. Among...

Gauteng delegates housing functions to metros

The Gauteng Provincial Government last Wednesday officially delegated some housing and human settlements functions as well as decision-making authority to the three metros in the province. Gauteng MEC for Local Government and Housing Humphrey...

Metrorail inefficiency detrimental – Zuma

Problems at the passenger train service Metrorail were detrimental to South Africa’s economic growth and development, President Jacob Zuma said last Thursday. He told reporters on a tour of Gauteng public transport infrastructure he had experienced...