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Nkandla: DA will seek legal opinion on Zuma

The DA condemns in the strongest terms President Jacob Zuma’s statement that he has done “nothing wrong” with respect to Nkandla and won’t repay the money he has been instructed to by the Public Protector, Adv Thuli Madonsela.    This is an insult to every South African who has been deprived because of the re-direction…

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MPs must get off the gravy train

The DA is deeply concerned at plans by Parliament to provide flight tickets – at the taxpayer’s expense – to Members of Parliament (MP) for up to 10 years following their retirement. During a time when every public office bearer should be doing what is right by cutting back – to assist the treasury with…

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Nkandla: President Zuma

The DA condemns in the strongest terms possible the ANC’s  reported attempts to identify only some ministers and officials as scape-goats for the Nkandla scandal, while letting President Zuma off the hook. This is shameful, a slap in the face for accountability, and an insult to our Constitution.  It is also highly revealing of the…

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Spying at Luthuli House

The DA will request that the Inspector General of Intelligence, Adv Faith Radebe, investigate the alleged use of state intelligence operatives – as reported in the media – by the ANC to ‘vet’ ANC candidates. According to the Mail and Guardian former and current state security agency spies have been deployed to Luthuli House to…

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ANC

The DA welcomes the ANC’s decision to approach the South Gauteng High Court today over the DA’s communication on the Nkandla report. We are looking forward to defending our right to hold the President to account for improperly benefiting from the use of millions of rands in public money on his private residence. We intend…

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Nkandla: Police seek to have prosecutor appointed

Today, myself and DA Parliamentary Candidate, Glynnis Breytenbach, met with senior police investigating officers assigned to the DA’s Nkandla criminal case against President Jacob Zuma. This follows my visit to Nkandla last week where I laid eight charges of corruption against President Zuma after the Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, found that he had materially benefitted…

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DA welcomes the Speaker

I have this afternoon received a letter from the Speaker of the National Assembly, Max Sisulu, in response to my tabling a motion to remove President Jacob Zuma in terms of Section 89 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa.   Mr Sisulu has indicated that he is considering my request for the…

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