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DA condemns violence at Moses Mabhida stadium

The Democratic Alliance (DA) strongly condemns the violence that erupted at Moses Mabhida stadium soon after Kaizer Chiefs lost in the semi-final match of the Nedbank Cup to Free State Stars which left many people injured and property damaged. Stadium management, football marshalls, Premier Soccer League (PSL) leadership and the South Africa police service (SAPS)…

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DA to meet with Land Bank to address land reform concerns

As part of a wider programme to meet various stakeholders and industry experts in a bid to address the land question as well as expanding support for emerging Black farmers, the DA will meet with the Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa otherwise known as the Land Bank on Monday, 23 April 2018….

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DA to begin fight for over 1500 landless residents of Gwatyu

The following summary remarks were delivered today during a visit by the Leader of the Democratic Alliance, Mmusi Maimane MP, to the Gwatyu farms in the Eastern Cape. Maimane was joined by the Shadow Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Thandeka Mbabama MP, the Shadow Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Annette Steyn MP,…

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Another Mahumapelo scandal hits North West

The Democratic Alliance will send written questions to the Premier Supra Mahumapelo requesting answers about an R32 million contract that was allocated to a Close Corporation (CC) with only one member – an alleged family member of the Premier. The contract is for a call centre in one of our poorest municipalities in the province…

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DA to seek judicial review of Ramaphosa’s appointment of Fraser

Two days ago I put President Ramaphosa on terms regarding his appointment of the former Director-General of the State Security Agency (SSA), Arthur Fraser, as National Commissioner of the Department of Correctional Services. I requested information from President Ramaphosa about the procedure followed in appointing Fraser as the National Commissioner, when the decision was made,…

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Mahikeng: Ramaphosa can bring order by recalling Supra

The Democratic Alliance (DA) notes that ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa will be in the North West on Friday in reaction to the violence, which has arisen as a response to Supra Mahumapelo’s continued leadership. The only action that will end the scenes of war is for ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa to announce the recall of…

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The DA welcomes decision to reinstate the security clearance of the Inspector General of Intelligence

The DA welcomes the decision by the Minister of State Security, Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba, to reinstate the security clearance of the Inspector-General of intelligence, Dr Setlhomamaru Dintwe. It is now absolutely critical that the Minister and the Acting Director-General of the State Security Agency, Loyiso Jafta, cooperate with the IGI so that he can expedite and…

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