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SA certified Polio Free

News Desk The National Department of Health is pleased to announce that on September 17th, 2019, the WHO’s African Regional Certification Commission (ARCC) certified South Africa as a polio-free country. In a letter confirming this, the World Health Organization says: “Following the recent ARCC verification visit to South Africa in August 2019 and the ARCC […]

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Corruption and incompetence leads to biohazard

Michele du Plessis. The ongoing battle to get Graskop’s Wastewater Treatment Plant, (WWTP), and Sewer Substations, (SSS), in correct working order is ongoing. With little or no feedback from Thaba Chweu Local Municipality, (TCLM), the Graskop Rate Payers Association, (GRPA),and the Graskop Chamber of Business and Tourism, (GCBT), continue to struggle to get this health […]

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Is Eskom showing progress?

News Desk Eskom’s financial, operational and environmental performance will continue to be challenging for some time before significant improvements are realised. However, there has been encouraging progress to instill governance and to root out financial mismanagement, malfeasance, and maladministration. After its appointment last year, the Board’s focus was on three key issues – Addressing governance […]

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Response from GRPA

“The Graskop Rate Payers Association, (GRPA), Water Team under Lance Gibson’s guidance, and the GCBT within Gareth Johnson’s role as Service Delivery Representative have assisted in verifying, that due to its ongoing defunctness, the Waste Water System, (WWS), is attributing to the degradation of most, (if not all), water systems originating within and passing through its […]