VBS heist: 'Heads must roll' at municipalities over unlawful investments, says Maile

2019-08-22 13:32

Gauteng Human Settlements, Urban Planning and Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Lebogang Maile has warned that "heads must roll" if two municipalities found to have unlawfully invested millions in VBS Mutual Bank don't act against implicated officials.

Unpaid housing contractors will get their money in 15 days, vows MEC Lebogang Maile

2019-08-15 08:12

Gauteng has a housing backlog of 1m, and this imposed an "enormous burden on government to deliver on our people's expectations".

Maile wants answers on Tshwane city manager's reported 'R7m golden handshake'

2019-07-30 18:46

Gauteng Human Settlements MEC Lebogang Maile is demanding answers about the alleged R7m golden handshake set to be paid to outgoing City of Tshwane municipal manager Dr Moeketsi Mosola.

DA labels Gauteng MEC's reaction at Alex inquiry 'unethical'

2019-07-24 13:32

The DA says Gauteng Human Settlements MEC Lebogang Maile’s response to questions from the SAHRC during an inquiry into Alexandra indicates that he couldn't care less about challenges faced by the township.

More than R1.3bn was spent on improving Alexandra - MEC

2019-07-23 13:10

Gauteng Human Settlements and Urban Planning MEC Lebogang Maile has told the Alexandra inquiry that the government has spent far more than the budgeted R1.3bn to revamp the area.

MEC Maile signals intent to tackle corruption in municipalities 'soon'

2019-07-15 17:12

Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements,Urban Planning and COGTA, Lebogang Maile is set to make a public announcement on corruption in municipalities across the province.

Maile denies claims funds were misused in R1.3bn Alex project

2019-06-23 22:09

Allegations that the Alexandra Renewal Project funds were misappropriated are false, says Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements Lebogang Maile.

How ANC will fight elections

2018-08-12 10:00

The ANC in Gauteng is looking to regain lost ground at next year’s polls after a serious hammering in 2014, where the party’s popularity declined by 10%.

No extended liquor trading hours during ANC conference - Gauteng MEC

2017-12-12 22:05

The Gauteng Liquor Board will not grant permission to any liquor outlets or alcohol-selling venues intending to extend their trading hours to cater for the upcoming ANC conference this weekend, the provincial government has announced.

No quick fix for Gauteng as SA economy falters

2017-06-23 10:27

SA's economic hub Gauteng faces a tough environment as it struggles with huge unemployment, rapid urbanisation and a national recession. A worried MEC says there are no quick fixes.


Maile 'not yet' placing DA-led metros Tshwane and Johannesburg under administration

2019-08-20 18:21

Cogta MEC in Gauteng Lebohang Maile says he will not be blackmailed by "drama queen" Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba into placing the municipality under administration despite having "enough" to do so.

Herman Mashaba calls on Maile to be removed from the ARP investigations

2019-08-01 17:53

City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has called on Gauteng Premier David Makhura to remove Human Settlements and Urban Planning MEC Lebogang Maile from the controversial Alexandra Renewal Project (ARP).

City of Joburg and Gauteng form task team to tackle Lenasia land occupations

2019-07-24 16:30

Gauteng Human Settlements and Urban Planning MEC Lebogang Maile and Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba have joined forces to tackle land occupations in the province through the formation of an intergovernmental task team.

Tensions come to a head between Lebogang Maile and SAHRC at Alexandra inquiry

2019-07-23 16:50

Gauteng Human Settlements and Urban Planning MEC Lebogang Maile threatened to take the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) to court on Tuesday after things became heated during his submission at the Chapter 9 institution's Alexandra inquiry.

Maile to appear before human rights commission over embattled Alex project

2019-07-23 08:17

Gauteng Human Settlements and Urban Planning MEC Lebogang Maile is expected to appear before the South African Human Rights Commission over the embattled Alexandra Renewal Project.

Maile's Alexandra Renewal Project comments 'misguided', says Mashaba

2019-06-24 11:39

'A misguided attempt to cover up the truth,' are the words City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has used to describe comments MEC Lebogang Maile made about the Alexandra Renewal Project.

Gauteng MEC lays criminal charges against EFF Gauteng leader Mandisa Mashego

2019-06-10 13:37

Gauteng Human Settlements MEC Lebogang Maile has laid criminal charges against Gauteng EFF leader, Mandisa Mashego, at the Alexandra police station.

It's youth vs 'old' ahead of the ANC Gauteng conference

2018-06-05 22:19

The ANC Youth League in Gauteng has thrown down the gauntlet against the province's current leaders, who are endorsing former youth league leaders to take over the reigns ahead of what is expected to be a fiercely contested party elective conference.

Mashatile eyes national leadership post

2017-11-26 05:59

The ANC should elect a team that is self-critical and able to confront issues openly, says Gauteng ANC chairperson Paul Mashatile.

Retail growth in Gauteng townships investigated

2015-06-23 20:05

The Gauteng government is interested in the real impact of expanding retail giants into township markets, says an MEC.

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