The DA in Mpumalanga condemns a decision made by some parents of Hendrina Combined School to bar learners of colour from attending a privately-organised matric farewell.
DA welcomes Professor Karabus back home
Ian Davidson, Shadow Minister of International Relations and Cooperation
17 May 2013
The DA welcomes Professor Cyril Karabus back home after being detained in the United Arab Emirates since August last year.
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The Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga has failed to meet the 15 May 2013 deadline to draft and publish the revised regulations of the minimum uniform norms and standards for public school infrastructure.
South Africa has abstained from voting on a United Nations General Assembly resolution on Syria which condemned the Syrian government forces for human rights violations.
The Inspector-General for Intelligence, Advocate Faith Radebe, must investigate allegations that the Minister of State Security, Siyabonga Cwele, intervened to stop an investigation by the State Security Agency into the “undue influence” of the Gupta family on the South African government.
The DA calls for the Financial Services Board (FSB) to be summoned to Parliament to account for their handling of Fidentia boss J Arthur Brown’s case. I will today be writing to the chair of the Standing Committee on Finance in this regard.
The ruling handed down by the Labour Court last week Friday preventing the Merafong Municipality from appointing Nhlanhla Mabaso as the Municipal Manager is evidence of the lax attitude of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister (COGTA), Richard Baloyi.
The DA-led City of Cape Town is in court today interdicting SANRAL’s plans to toll highways in the Western Cape.
In a reply to a DA parliamentary question, the Minister of Sports and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, has revealed that his Department intends to spend a whopping R65 million on the 2013 SA Sports Awards.
Minister of Trade and Industry, Rob Davies, yesterday admitted that the current draft of the Businesses Licensing Bill is “too blunt” and promised that the Bill would be significantly redrafted to take account of the public outcry which has followed its gazetting.
The Public Protector, Advocate Thuli Madonsela, will request a copy of the report of the investigation into “Guptagate” before making a final decision about whether to investigate.