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2017 State of the Province Address...
Friday, February 24, 2017

A total budget of R8.6billion is required to deal adequately with entire road network of the province in respect of maintenance and upgrade. Compounding the challenge further the severe rains and floods the province has experienced in weeks may escalate the this figure even higher The Department, according to Premier Supra Mahumapelo, will prioritise Villages, Townships and Small Dorpies (VTSD) for repair works on gravel roads badly damaged by rains and floods. Focus will be put on strategic economic roads that connect villages to villages, villages to townships and villages to small dorpies. A law is in the pipeline to commit 70 pecent of the provicial budget to VTSD...[Read]
``Own this process`, defend your gains, demand accountability''...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

It is not just at the level of leadership that there are transformation opportunities. In our communities, there are strong bonds and powerful traditions of caring. These are wonderful social assets, and I believe that all of us can commit to doing more to make the lives of fellow South Africans better. Obstacles there will be many. Overcome them. Detractors abound. Disprove them. Negativity inspired by greed and selfishness will obstruct us. Defeat the bearers of this toxic ethic
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Work finally begins on the ``Nelson Mandela Highway'...
Wednesday, February 01, 2017

A road construction company, M Civils Makali Civilcon Joint Venture (JV) is poised to start upgrading work on the Mahikeng to Lichtenburg road. The company has handed over the site in November 2016 for the multi-million rand project which will be done in three phases.The more than R127m first phase on the notorious and pothole infested section in the vicinity of Rooi Grond prison was expected to commence before end of this month.Dubbed the ` `Nelson Mandela Highway'' the new-look 28.5km road project was officially...[Read]
Poised to rumble wherever and whenever required...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

As reported in the last issue of Newsworth, the Department of Public Works and Roads finally took delivery of four high-priced brand new tractor excavators at its workshop in Mahikeng. The delivery of these highly sought heavy machinery, could not have arrived at a better time when such is a critically ingredient to comprehendive long terms startegy to deal with the maintenance of gravel roads. As of now, critical gravel roads, esecially in the outlaying areas of the provice used farming communities are in an terrible state and inaccessible as a result of torrential rains and floods in large areas...[Read]
1714 die on SA roads over the festive season
Monday, January 10, 2017

It is also important to note that the festive season road safety programme is not implemented in isolation, but forms part of an ongoing 365-day programme that the Department of Transport and its agencies in conjunction with our transport stakeholders and the general public carry out throughout the year to ensure that lives are saved. Ladies and gentlemen, as we reflect on the 2016 festive period, we are prepared to expose the harsh truth behind the mayhem that the country has experienced and admit the period’s shortcomings. In December 2016, the Department, its agencies and stakeholder partners announced various measures to be undertaken to promote the safety...[Read]
Journey to reconciliation, healing and renewal is a perpetual
Sunday, December 04, 2016

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo says the journey to reconciliation, healing and renewal is a never-ending one because where people are involved there will always be a need to foster mutual understanding. Mahumapelo was speaking in Wonderkop, Bojanala Platinum District Municipality where he led MECs, Mayors, Councillors, Traditional and Church Leaders in signing a pledge committing everyone to work together in the healing, reconciliation and renewal of Marikana and the entire province earlier today...[Read]
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