Archive | Where We Govern

DA welcomes progress being made in Metro Governments

The DA notes and welcomes today’s inaugural Budget Speech by the Executive Mayor of Tshwane, Solly Msimanga. Mayor Msimanga continues to be an excellent example that exemplifies how the DA delivers on our promises to improve service delivery, cut corruption and create jobs. In Tshwane, Major Msimanga has: • Allocated R1.3 billion to maintain and…

Read More

Mashaba’s Joburg SOCA shows impressive progress made

The DA welcomes an impressive Johannesburg State of the City Address delivered today by Mayor Herman Mashaba, which highlights significant progress made by the DA-led Metro government in just nine months, in service of the people of Johannesburg. Mayor Mashaba’s speech exemplifies the DA’s steadfast commitment to good governance, and to turning around the cities…

Read More

Together we are moving South Africa forward, as the ANC tries to take us backward

The following remarks were delivered by DA Leader Mmusi Maimane, at a joint press briefing with representatives from the DA’s coalition partners with whom we have formed local governments across South Africa following the 2016 Local Government Elections. Maimane was joined by the ACDP’s Rev. Kenneth Meshoe, COPE’s Mosiuoa Lekota, the UDM’s Bantu Holomisa, the…

Read More

AG Report: DA-run Western Cape ahead of the rest

The Auditor General’s (AG) report released today has revealed that the DA-run Western Cape has once again come out on top, for the third consecutive year. The AG reported that not one Western Cape department received an adverse audit outcome. Irregular expenditure has also decreased from R124 million to R28 million. This is yet another…

Read More

Private Members’ Bill will add to SCA’s Sanral victory

Today’s Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) ruling setting aside South African National Roads Agency’s (Sanral) appeal to have decision making autonomy on the construction of etolls in the N1 wine-route is not only a victory for the Western Cape but for all South Africans. This is a victory against the injustice of etolls that have…

Read More

South Africa chose hope over fear

The following speech was delivered by the DA Leader in the National Assembly during a debate of national public importance on the 2016 Local Government Elections. First of all, let me thank the Chief Whip of the Majority Party for tabling this important motion for debate, in what must be a very difficult time for…

Read More

It’s now time to get Johannesburg working again

I am honoured and deeply humbled to be elected as the new Executive Mayor of Johannesburg. The residents of our city called out for change that would once again get Johannesburg working again. It is a mandate we dare not fail to deliver on. It is important to note that no single party holds a…

Read More
Load More