Voice of the Cape

July2018

Maimane is holding out olive branch to De Lille

DA leader Mmusi Maimane is in talks with Mayor Patricia de Lille (pictured) over an out-of-court settlement, with Western Cape premier Helen Zille as the intermediary, City Press has learnt. However, Maimane is getting pushback from senior leaders in the party who believe the DA should not admit to wrongdoing.[…]

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Lennit Max appointed as Bheki Cele’s special advisor

Member of the Western Cape legislature and former provincial police commissioner Lennit Max on Saturday announced his appointment as special advisor to Police Minister Bheki Cele. In a statement on Saturday, he invited the media to a press conference to be held on Monday to expand on his new assignment.[…]

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Health care plan falls short of fixing an ailing system

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has finally gazetted the bill detailing an ambitious plan to roll out universal health care in the country through a National Health Insurance. The bill responds to a global campaign spearheaded by the World Health Organisation and linked to the UN’s sustainable development goals to make[…]

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