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SA Today: Inside the SJC’s “social audit” of Khayelitsha’s flush toilets

Helen Zille, Leader of the Democratic Alliance
20 July 2014

 I have written more newsletters about toilets than any other single topic.  This is because sanitation is such a basic need -- and such an enormous challenge -- in our context of rapid urbanization.

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Government neglects the development of higher education institutions
22 July 2014 | Speeches
Note to editors: The following speech was delivered in Parliament today by the DA’s Shadow Minister of Higher Education and Training, Prof Belinda Bozzoli MP, during the budget vote debate on Higher Education and Training.
Minister reveals that criminal cops won’t appear before Boards of Fitness
22 July 2014 | Press Releases
Dianne Kohler Barnard, Shadow Minister of Police

The DA will write to the Minister of Police, Nathi Nhleko, requesting that he instruct the National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega, to lawfully re-instate the Fitness Boards of Inquiry into the 1448 members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) who have been convicted of criminal offences.

SA needs to spend more on research and development
22 July 2014 | Speeches
Annelie Lotriet, Shadow Minister of Science and Technology

Note to editors: The following speech was delivered in Parliament today by the DA’s Shadow Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Annelie Lotriet MP, during the budget vote debate on Science and Technology.

The DA welcomes the conclusion of the EU EPA negotiations
21 July 2014 | Press Releases
Geordin Hill-Lewis, Shadow Minister of Trade and Industry

 The Democratic Alliance welcomes the conclusion of the Economic Partnership Agreement between the SADC EPA group and European Union(EU).

Job losses and stagflation calls for urgent NDP implementation
21 July 2014 | Speeches
David Ross, Shadow Deputy Minister of Finance

Note to editors: The following speech was delivered in Parliament today by the DA’s Shadow Deputy Minister of Finance, David Ross MP, during the budget vote debate on Performance Monitoring & StatsSA.

 

Minister Motsoaledi must intervene in FS Health Crisis or face constitutional consequences
21 July 2014 | Press Releases
Wilmot James, Shadow Minister of Health

 Note to editors: The following statement was released at a press conference, at the Free State Provincial Legislature in Mangaung. 

Time to kiss the National Youth Development Agency goodbye
21 July 2014 | Speeches
Michael Cardo, Shadow Deputy Minister for the Presidency

Note to editors: The following speech was delivered in Parliament today by the DA’s Shadow Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Dr Michael Cardo MP, during the budget vote debate on Performance Monitoring & StatsSA.

Amalgamated portfolio committee not effective for overseeing the Presidency
21 July 2014 | Speeches
Sejamothopo Motau, Shadow Minister for the Presidency

Note to editors: The following speech was delivered in Parliament today by the DA’s Shadow Minister in the Presidency, Sej Motau MP, during the budget vote debate on Performance Monitoring & StatsSA.

Minister Nhleko must fix the shambles he inherited
21 July 2014 | Speeches
Dianne Kohler Barnard, Shadow Minister of Police

 Note to editors: The following speech was delivered in Parliament today by the DA’s Shadow Minister of Police, Dianne Kohler Barnard MP, during the budget vote debate on Police.