Alex Japho Matlala
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8 Oct 2021
6:30 am

No more shoddy work and corruption in construction of RDPs, says minister

Alex Japho Matlala

Since her appointment in August Kubayi has been criss-crossing the country to check progress made in the provision of sanitation.

Construction of RDP houses in Walmer Area E in Gqeberha was halted because the municipality said there was dangerous methane gas on the site. But some families were then housed in municipal bungalows on the same site, where they are still living. Photo: Mkhuseli Sizani

Human Settlements Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi will not tolerate any shoddy or slow work and corruption in the construction of RDP houses in Limpopo and anywhere else in South Africa. She said this on Thursday during her visit to assess progress made by the Limpopo cooperative, human settlement and traditional affairs department on the construction and allocation of RDP houses. Since her appointment in August Kubayi has been criss-crossing the country to check progress made in the provision of sanitation. She has been to KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng, Eastern Cape, Free State and the Northern Cape. On Thursday she was in Ext 133...