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Gauteng govt to focus on revitalising townships in 2016

Premier Makhura says they are also focusing on improving infrastructure in other departments such health.

Gauteng Premier, David Makhura. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN.
Gauteng Premier David Makhura,back to school 2016
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JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng Premier David Makhura says the provincial government will once again focus on revitalising townships in 2016 and rebuilding communities to become the centres of the country’s economy.

Makhura today joined education officials in unveiling the new state of the art Chief Albert Luthuli Primary School in Daveyton in East Rand.

The school, which costs over R90 million, is one of the first green schools to be built in the country.

WATCH: Government rolls out ‘modern’ school for Daveyton community

It is also one of the new ICT schools that will be launched by the provincial government this year to benefit disadvantaged communities.

Makhura says they are also focusing on improving infrastructure in other departments such health in the province.

“I think we are jacking up, our infrastructure department is under tremendous pressure from us, schools, clinics and hospitals. We have been improving in that capacity to build in a way that is cheaper.”

(Edited by Winnie Theletsane)

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