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Cut wasteful expenditure, not the budget

Note to editors: This statement was distributed to members of the media at a press briefing hosted by DA Shadow Minister of Finance, Dion George MP, and DA Parliamentary Leader, Mmusi Maimane MP, and DA Shadow Deputy Minister of Finance, David Ross MP, at Parliament this morning. The full document can be obtained here.    The…

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Basic Education Department is neglecting deaf learners

A reply to a DA parliamentary question has revealed that only 92 teachers of the total number of 1 232 teachers in Schools for the Deaf are qualified in South African Sign Language.  The reply also revealed that an additional 127 teachers have received rudimentary training that covers grammatical or linguistic structures of South African Sign Language….

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Wishing Jackson Mthembu a speedy recovery

The Democratic Alliance has received with shock, the news that ANC Member of Parliament and Environmental Affairs Portfolio Committee Chairperson, Jackson Mthembu, was shot and wounded last night at an ATM in Witbank. This heartless act and all acts of crime must be condemned. We call upon the South African Police Service to act in…

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Madibeng Municipality embezzling public funds

The DA is in possession of a leaked Internal Audit Report for Madibeng Local Municipality in the North West on its unauthorised expenditure for the 2013/2014 financial year. The report found inadequate internal controls in place for management to mitigate risks involved with finances of the Municipality. The report was produced by the Municipality’s Acting…

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SAPS must implement plan to stop mall robberies

The DA will write today to the Minister of Police, Nkosinathi Nhleko, and the National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega, to request that a full and complete briefing be presented to Parliament on how the spate  of mall robberies will be contained. The DA believes such a plan must have been drawn up after the first…

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