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Mmusi Maimane, DA Premier Candidate for Gauteng
23 April 2014

Note to editors: Mmusi Maimane delivered the following speech during a mass march to the Premier’s Office in Johannesburg today.

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Minister Shabangu must answer for Department's double - dealings
24 April 2014 | Press Releases
James Lorimer, Shadow Minister of Mineral Resources

The DA will submit Parliamentary questions in the next Parliamentary term relating to the Department of Mineral Resources’s double – dealing with regard to manganese mining rights in the Northern Cape.

DA welcomes court ruling on fishing rights
24 April 2014 | Press Releases
Pieter van Dalen, Shadow Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

The DA welcomes the Western Cape High court’s ruling to grant line fishermen indefinite fishing exemption following the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries botched right’s allocation process earlier this year. 

DA has a plan to harness South Africaís entrepreneurial spirit
24 April 2014 | Press Releases
Tim Harris, Shadow Minister of Finance

Low rates of new business ownership and low survival rates for new enterprises show that South Africa is not yet a place where entrepreneurs can thrive. The Global Entreneurship Monitor (GEM) Global Report for 2013, however, shows that South African entrepreneurs are still upbeat about opportunities to start a business in the country, and the DA shares their optimism – because we have a plan to harness South Africa’s entrepreneurial spirit.

Nkandla ad hoc committee: Speakerís terms of reference are clear
24 April 2014 | Press Releases
Lindiwe Mazibuko, Parliamentary Leader of the Democratic Alliance

Today the DA argued before Parliament’s ad hoc committee to consider the Nkandla report - which met for the first time this morning - that the mandate of the committee must encompass more than President Zuma’s response to the Public Protector’s report. 

DA will not enter into any coalition with EFF
23 April 2014 | Press Releases
Helen Zille, Leader of the Democratic Alliance

There has been media speculation over the last few days that the Democratic Alliance and the Economic Freedom Fighters may form a coalition after the election.

Your vote can win Gauteng
22 April 2014 | Press Releases
Mmusi Maimane, DA Premier Candidate for Gauteng

Note to editors: Mmusi Maimane launched the final phase of the DA's election posters in Ghandi Square, Johannesburg,  today. The posters read: "Your vote can win Gauteng".

DA calls on Speaker to extend Nkandla ad hoc committee reporting date following ANC delays
22 April 2014 | Press Releases
Lindiwe Mazibuko, Parliamentary Leader of the Democratic Alliance

On 9 April 2014, the Speaker of the National Assembly, Max Sisulu, made an important decision to establish an Ad Hoc Committee to probe the multi-million rand scandal surrounding the upgrading of President Jacob Zuma’s private home in KwaZulu-Natal.

Your vote can make history!
21 April 2014 | Speeches
Helen Zille, Leader of the Democratic Alliance

Note to Editors: This is an extract of a speech delivered by DA Leader Helen Zille in Seeisoville Stadium, Free State today.

Patelís selective stats donít change facts of Western Cape delivery
21 April 2014 | Press Releases
Tim Harris, Shadow Minister of Finance

Minister Ebrahim Patel's weak attempt to refute the DA's success in turning around the Western Cape economy does not hold water when the facts are considered.

Nkandla: running away when you should answer for your wrong doing makes you a coward, not a leader
21 April 2014 | Speeches
Lindiwe Mazibuko, Parliamentary Leader of the Democratic Alliance
Note to editors: the following speech was delivered by DA Parliamentary Leader, Lindiwe Mazibuko MP, in Kroonstad, Free State