The expose’ by Mafikeng Mail of the North West government’s lack of movement in the delivery of housing projects in especially Mahikeng has prompted the National Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements to take action in ensuring that deserving residents are properly accommodated.
We hope that when taking the decision to ban ordinary citizens from exercising their constitutional right of choosing their preferred mode of transport when travelling from one destination to another in the country, MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management, Mpho Motlhabane and his administration gave the decision careful and thorough thought.
Since he took office as mayor of Johannesburg, Mayor Herman Mashaba has been outspoken about what many South Africans including leaders of political parties are afraid to even think about –let alone talking or acting against it – foreign nationals.
The North West province and particularly Mahikeng residents and the Molosankwe family in Lomanyaneng Village outside Mahikeng are holding their thumbs in anticipation for the arrival from Cape Town of the now popular Thato Molosankwe who is expected to land in Mahikeng on August 9 when the country celebrates Women’s Day.
The fact that Victoria Private Hospital has reportedly acknowledged publicly an incident in which a patients was discharged from the hospital with a needle from a drip still stuck in his arm and that the same patient had disappeared from the ward and was found outside the hospital premises recently took a lot of guts and courage.