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Minister Nzimande must make clear his plans to fund transformation

I will today write to the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Blade Nzimande, asking how he plans to fund two recently mooted transformation plans.   In today’s Sunday Times the long-awaited “next generation of academics” scheme, originally proposed by Higher Education South Africa (HESA), the body of Vice-Chancellors, and subsequently adopted by the Department,…

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IPID must report to Parliament on Phiyega case

The DA will write to the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) Director, Robert McBride, requesting he act in accordance with Section 7(12) of the IPID Act and brief the Portfolio Committee on Police on the investigation into the National Police Commissioner, General Riah Phiyega, and make public the recommendations he made to the National Prosecuting…

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Your vote can turn Bitou true Blue

Note to editors: The following remarks were delivered by DA Leader Helen Zille in the Simunye Thusong Centre Hall, KwaNokuthula. Hundreds of supporters attended this rally ahead of by-elections in Plettenberg Bay on 17 September.     Today as we hold our final campaign rally before the residents of Bitou’s ward 7 go to the…

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DA Defector earned more than President Zuma

At the end of February this year, DA Councillor Toni Molefe defected to the ANC.    It has now become clear that Mr Molefe was essentially bribed to join the ANC with an extremely high-paying government job.   In a recent reply, Gauteng MEC Molebatsi Bopape, indicates that by 15 March Mr Molefe was employed by…

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DA welcomes visa regulations task team

The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the announcement by the Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, on the appointment of a task team to investigate the impact of the new visa regulations.    It is a pity that the Minister put the cart before the horse by implementing the regulations first, before investigating their impact.   …

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SIU Report: Nkandla architect to pay but what about Zuma?

The Democratic Alliance notes that the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) Report into Nkandla was yesterday submitted to Parliament. However, we are concerned that the SIU investigation commissioned by President Jacob Zuma appears to lay blame with the architect, Mr Minenhle Makhanya, who is said to be liable for R155 million. While Mr Makhanya may be…

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