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BOKAMOSO | ICC: South Africans must insist on membership

Now is the time for South Africans to stand together and make a clear, collective call for continued membership of the International Criminal Court. Membership signals a country’s commitment to human rights and protects citizens from leaders who become enemies of their people. South Africa’s membership currently hangs in the balance. We must seize the…

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BOKAMOSO | SONA: The State against the Nation

The ANC has turned against South Africa. That much was clear before Zuma uttered a single word of his State of the Nation Address last Thursday. The empty, barricaded streets around Parliament, the razor wire and riot police on every corner, the soldiers with automatic rifles patrolling the red carpet, the snipers on the rooftops…

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BOKAMOSO | The DA is on a mission to rescue SA’s lost generation

On Wednesday, 8 February 2017, I delivered a speech titled A Rescue Mission for the Lost Generation, ahead of President Zuma’s State of the Nation Address. I laid bare the reality of our country’s precarious condition, to highlight the desperate plight of South Africa’s black youth. They are a lost generation, and it is to…

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Let’s put our country first

Deputy Speaker Honourable Members Fellow South Africans Bagaetsho Dumelang This is South Africa. A land of contrasts. Where hope overcomes fear. Where light shines through the dark. Where good triumphs over evil. This is South Africa. Where every generation faces its own struggle. The fight against colonialism. The fight against apartheid. We have overcome these struggles….

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