MEC Gaoage Oageng Molapisi Presents the 2023/24 North West Public Works and Roads Provincial Budget Vote

1 min read
north west province public works and roads

On May 30th, 2023, the MEC for Public Works and Roads in North West province, Gaoage Oageng Molapisi, will deliver the 2023/2024 Budget Speech. This event is a crucial part of the legislative calendar, providing an opportunity for the Department of Public Works and Roads to account for the previous financial year, share feedback, and outline their plans for the upcoming year.

The Venue and Broadcast

The budget speech will take place at 9:00 am at the North West Provincial Legislature (NWPL) in Mmabatho. To ensure accessibility, the event will be broadcast live on multiple platforms, including radio stations like Motsweding FM and YOU FM. The NWPL’s social media pages will also stream the proceedings.

The Importance of Transparency and Accountability

The budget speech highlights the department’s commitment to transparency and accountability. The MEC and his department engage with the community and media through this platform, allowing the public to gain insight into the plans and strategies for Public Works and Roads in the North West province.

The Significance for the Citizens

It is crucial for the citizens of North West province to follow the budget speech. By doing so, they can understand the department’s priorities and objectives for the coming year. Following the speech, members of the media and the community can participate in discussions, giving their opinions and concerns.

The Topics to be Addressed

Although the specifics of the speech are not available, it is reasonable to assume that it will address topics related to Public Works and Roads, including infrastructure development, road maintenance, and the implementation of new technologies. The speech is also likely to touch on the department’s financial performance, resource allocation, and challenges faced in the previous year.

The Importance of an Informed Public

As the date of the event approaches, it is essential for the citizens of North West province to educate themselves on the various issues that the department is responsible for. An informed public is crucial for a healthy democracy, and participating in the discussion surrounding the budget speech ensures that the government remains accountable and responsive to its citizens’ needs.

Contacts for Inquiries

For those with inquiries or requiring further information on the budget speech, the Department of Public Works and Roads has provided contact details. Lerato Gambu can be reached via phone at 076 322 1165 or email at Matshube Mfoloe can be contacted by phone at 082 337 3207.

In conclusion, the 2023/2024 Budget Speech by MEC Gaoage Oageng Molapisi is an essential event for the North West province. By actively engaging with the proceedings and paying attention to the details presented, the citizens of North West province can contribute to the ongoing conversation about the future development of their region.

A Russian-Spanish journalist and Cape Town native, channels his lifelong passion for South Africa into captivating stories for his local blog. With a diverse background and 50 years of rich experiences, Serjio's unique voice resonates with readers seeking to explore Cape Town's vibrant culture. His love for the city shines through in every piece, making Serjio the go-to source for the latest in South African adventures.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Previous Story

Gibela Rail’s Make A Difference Programme: Providing School Shoes to 2,500 Learners in 83 Schools

Next Story

Ensuring Safe Drinking Water in the Midst of Cholera Outbreaks in South Africa

Latest from Blog

A Glimmering Reputation Tarnished: UCT’s Mounting Controversy

The prestigious reputation of the University of Cape Town (UCT) has been tarnished by a controversy involving an associate professor and an alleged act of arson. While two investigations failed to link the professor to the fire, a former head of UCT’s Social Development Department accused the university of shielding him, leading to calls for a new investigation by the Department of Higher Education and Training. The allegations continue to attract significant public attention, and the final resolution remains uncertain.

Navigating Addison’s Disease: A Rare Health Condition In Public View

Addison’s Disease is an uncommon condition that affects only one in 100,000 people and is caused by an autoimmune disease. Despite being relatively unknown, famous people like President Kennedy, Jane Austen, and Helen Reddy have fought against it. Recently, Janine Hofmeyr, spouse of a South African singer, shared her experience with Addison’s Disease on social media, raising awareness for the condition and showing the resilience needed to navigate it.

Climate Change Challenges in the South African Wine Industry

The South African wine industry is adapting to climate change by replanting vineyards to conform to natural contour lines, installing drains to direct rainfall towards a reservoir, fostering biodiversity to enhance soil fertility, and preparing for future climate challenges. The vineyards in Stellenbosch are being extensively restructured to better endure heavy rain episodes, and the goal is to create a harmonious relationship with nature. The industry must prepare for a global temperature escalation of up to 3 degrees Celsius and a 30% shrinkage in annual rainfall by midcentury.

Cape Town: South Africa’s Luminary in Infrastructure Development

Cape Town is leading the pack in South Africa’s urban development scene with an ambitious plan to invest R39.7bn in infrastructure over the next three years, generating 130,000 job opportunities and addressing socioeconomic inequalities by allocating R9bn for the city’s lowerincome households. This investment is 80% larger than the next urban contender and a whopping 98% larger than eThekwini, the third largest. This model of sustainable urban development is setting the standard for other cities to follow.

The Rising Menace of Electricity Fraudsters: Alertness is Key

Electricity fraudsters are posing as city officials or contractors to gain entry into homes and steal personal belongings like jewelry or cash. The City has implemented strict procedures to safeguard residents, but it’s important to stay alert and check the credentials of any visitor before allowing access. Always schedule appointments in advance, confirm the work order number, and examine the Cityissued identification card carefully. If in doubt, contact the City’s Call Centre for verification and report any suspicious behavior immediately to law enforcement agencies. Vigilance is key in ensuring safety and preventing fraud.