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    The state of the art Khayelitsha Hospital opened its doors in April 2012.

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DA local governments have created 31 000 jobs in the last year
1 March 2013

In the last year, DA Municipal governments have created 31 167 new temporary jobs for local communities using the expanded public works programme. These jobs provide valuable learning and training opportunities for individuals, and stimulate local economic growth.


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How Midvaal delivers more to the poor than ANC-run councils
25 July 2012

As a poverty-relief measure and in accordance with national legislation, every municipality is required to adopt an indigent policy, which allows those people registered as indigent to qualify for a package of rebates from their local government.

The set minimum is R2 280 – earn less than that amount and you can qualify as indigent. But municipalities can set the threshold higher.

Midvaal boasts the highest threshold in Gauteng, meaning more people can qualify for rebates. The reason it is able to do that is because it runs the most efficient administration in the province too: proof that good governance is the key to effective poverty relief programmes.

Find out more on Inside Politics.

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Helen Zille to officially open crèche in Matibidi
How the Western Cape Office of the Premier scored best in PSC report
Khayelitsha school breaks into Western Cape Top 10
The Western Cape Government’s delivery to poor communities
Western Cape Education Department will deliver 1.6 million textbooks in 2013

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The Cape Town Story
25 July 2012

Democracy is about choices and voters deciding their fate. We want voters to know what the DA can do if we are given a chance to govern where they live. We want South Africa to know it has a real alternative.

The Democratic Alliance is more than the Official Opposition - it is the party of government in both the Western Cape and in the City of Cape Town. We want to repeat the Cape Town Story all over South Africa. In this way, step by step, we can improve the lives of more and more people.

That is the choice voters face.

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The Midvaal Story