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Why is the Energy department meeting with Russian nuclear scientists?

The Minister of Energy, Tina Joemat-Petersson, must urgently provide details on the secret meeting her department is currently having with Russian nuclear scientists in the Drakensberg. Press reports this morning confirm that the Department of Energy is currently meeting with a large number of Rosatom nuclear scientists in secret at a luxury resort hotel in…

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DA calls on Minister Sisulu to come clean on Tongaat Mall funding

The DA will today write to the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements, Nocawe Mafu, requesting that she summon the Minister of Human Settlements, Lindiwe Sisulu, to Parliament to account for the department’s involvement in partially funding the Tongaat Mall in Durban. Reports revealed yesterday that Minister Sisulu confirmed that her department had…

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Minister Sisulu, politicking doesn’t improve living conditions

Note to Editors: This is an extract of a speech delivered by the DA Shadow Minister of Human Settlements,Makashule Gana MP, during a sitting of the National Assembly in Parliament today.    Honourable Speaker, Honourable Members,     Now more than ever, we need a constructive debate on how to make our cities welcoming for…

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Lotto operator: Ithuba must be beyond reproach and apolitical

The Democratic Alliance notes the announcement today that a company called Ithuba Holdings Pty Ltd is the preferred bidder to operate the National Lotto. We will conduct our own due diligence investigation to ensure that Ithuba is capable of running the lotto, that it is above reproach, and that its directors have no connection to…

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Tshabalala tactics a cynical attempt to delay justice

The court interdict obtained by SABC Chairperson Ellen Tshabalala today is a cynical attempt to tie the parliamentary Inquiry into her qualifications up in legal knots. The Communications Portfolio Committee today heard that Ms. Tshabalala’s legal team served papers at the Western Cape High Court yesterday to prevent the Committee from proceeding with its Inquiry…

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Why is Minister Nhleko ordering the IPID to do the job of SAPS?

The Democratic Alliance is very concerned about media reports today that the Minister of Police,  Nkosinathi Nhleko, has ordered the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) to “investigate crime in the Western Cape town of Grabouw” following an imbizo that he held with community leaders and Grabouw police commanders. I will therefore be submitting parliamentary questions…

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