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Suspensions lifted on six SMS members…
Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Head of the Department of Public Works and Roads, Mr Pakiso Mothupi has today (Wed) announced the lifting of the suspensions on six senior officials of the department . The officials- all Senior Managers- are: Kenneth Gill (Chief Director: District Operations); Districts Managers Lazarus Kagiso Mokgosi; Collette Anthony-Chocklingo and Thabo Ndlovu. Included are Alfred Mafune, Director Roads Planning and Design and Mbulelo Tundzi, Director; Community-based Programmme. Mr Mothupi confirmed the suspension of the above-mentioned officials was ``uplifted due to the fact that the greater part of the investigation which had direct bearing on their presence in the workplace is now concluded but the investigation is still on" ...
``Mandela Highway'' for Mahikeng new road project
Monday, July 18, 2016

Phase 2 of the new-look Mahikeng-Lichtenburg road was today made public with a funfare that included a sod turning ceremony the unavailing of the artistic impression the project dubbed ``Nelson Mandela Highway'' 'by the Premier of the province, Supra Mahumapelo.The envisaged plan is the construction of a 10km dual cariageway from Rooigrond to Danville,a traffic circle which will form part of the 30km rehabilitation project estimated to start within three months with a view to complete in three years...[Read]
Departmental Budget Speech 2016/2017…
Tuesday, April 26, 2016

In the context of the cooperative development and Expanded Public Works Programme, contractor development, preferential procurement policies, and the skills development programme Oliver Tambo's profound words continue to reverberate and guide us as we empower the youth of this country. The great icon pronounced, “a country that neglects its youth neglect its future”. Honourable Speaker, in our quest to address land retribution issues, the Department of Public Works and Roads together with Land Commission...[Read]
Premier makes suprise visit to our Taung bridge project…
Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Members of the five households affected by the construction of a new bridge in Kolong village, Taung, say they have accepted the designs of their new houses and are ready to be relocated. The families confirmed this earlier today, Tuesday, 19 April, during Premier Supra Mahumapelo’s visit to the area. Premier Mahumapelo visited this area to ascertain for himself, the causes of delay in completing the construction of this bridge and claims that the families were refusing to be relocated. Premier Mahumapelo’s visit was propelled by claims that the delay in finalising the construction was as a result of the affected families refusing to...[Read]
We’ve been allocated R8.7 billion over the 2016 MTEF…
Thursday, March 03, 2016

Our department and three others which the provincial government took a decision to implement co-management had made progress confirmed the MEC for Finance, Economic and Enterprise Development, Honourable Wendy Nelson confirmed this during the tabling of her Budget Speech today. With regards to progress made in respect of the Department of Public Works and Roads, she confirmed reprioritization and efficiency measures implemented and about R198 million was redirected to roads infrastructure programme. Contractors who abandoned the construction sites are back on site; A ccruals of R330 million from the previous financial year have been paid. A s we enter into the 2016/17 financial year...[Read]
2016 State of the Province Address…
Friday, February 26, 2016

In declaring this the year of advancing people’s power, we therefore affirm the legitimacy and authority of the democratic state; for it is based on the will of the people. Those of us who have a unique opportunity to be delegated to be of service to the people, take courage from centuries of exemplary struggles and heroism of our people against colonialism and apartheid. The esteemed and privileged positions of leadership we hold, bear testimony to the triumph of our national liberation struggle against 342 years ...[Read]