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Black market trading of human placentas another Health risk

Today I will write to Health Minister Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi about another ailment in his department, this time the risk of health officials benefitting illegally from the black market trading of human placenta. This comes after the exposure of malpractice at provincial hospitals whereby more than one placenta is stored in a removal bin when…

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Nkandla: ConCourt hearing a pivotal moment for justice and accountability

Legal certainty about the powers of the Public Protector, and the force and effect of remedial action taken by the Public Protector, are vital to the successful functioning of our constitutional democracy. This is why the DA has opted to not accept any settlement erroneously offered by President Jacob Zuma last week and will proceed…

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DA to refer ANCYL’s Collen Maine incitement of violence to SAHRC

The DA condemns the disturbing comments made by ANC Youth League (ANCYL) President, Collen Maine, in the strongest terms possible. In doing so the DA will accordingly refer this matter to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) for its consideration for remarks that we contend rise to the level of inciting violence. Additionally, the…

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SARS “rogue unit” is being swept under the carpet in Parliament

A bizarre letter from the Chairperson of the Joint Standing Committee on Intelligence, Connie September, suggests the SARS “rogue unit” scandal is being swept under the carpet in Parliament. We have been led to believe that the Joint Standing Committee on Intelligence (JSCI) was probing the SARS “rogue unit” scandal in Parliament. However, there is…

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Nhlanhla Nene’s resignation is a blow to Parliament

The resignation of former Minister of Finance, Nhlanhla Nene, after a long and distinguished career in the finance family is a blow to Parliament. The former minister paid a high price for doing the right thing and speaking truth to power, and in the end sacrificed his seat because he was not prepared to sacrifice…

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Visa regulations: DHA announcement too little, too late

Today’s announcement by the Departments of Home Affairs (DHA) that the it will be relaxing some of the job-killing visa regulations it introduced last year does not go far enough to restore South Africa as a tourist friendly destination. Instead of announcing an E-visa system in line with the recommendations by the United Nations World…

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DA welcomes Gordhan’s hint at Eskom privatisation

The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the remarks by Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, in favour of the partial privatisation of Eskom. The DA has long held that the Eskom monopoly should be broken and more competition introduced into the South African energy sector. Eskom has proven that it cannot fix itself on its own; neither…

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