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Secrecy and paranoia hit SIU briefing

I have today asked the Chief Whip of the DA to raise the issue of in-camera use for Parliamentary meetings with the Speaker of the National Assembly Ms Baleka Mbete and ask that requests for portfolio committee meetings to be held in camera be granted only in exceptional, rather than routine, circumstances in the interest…

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Jiba must go

The DA urges Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Michael Masutha, to make the necessary recommendations to remove the sitting Deputy National Director of Public Prosecutions (DNDPP), Nomgcobo Jiba, from the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) once and for all. This comes after a scathing judgment handed down by the Supreme Court of Appeal last week…

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SA Today: We need Big Institutions, not Big Men

Back in 2005, a man walked into a Home Affairs office in Johannesburg, brandished a toy gun and held the branch supervisor hostage for six hours.  The man had been waiting for his ID document for two years, and he was making the point that he was not prepared to wait another minute. He received…

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Zuma Second Term: 100 days leaderless

Tomorrow marks 100 days of President Zuma’s second term. These have been 100 days of pain for South Africans. The President has achieved nothing. He has spent the majority of these 100 days protecting himself against the controversies that have come to define his presidency. Just like during his first term in office, President Jacob…

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