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Knysna fires: Out of tragedy, we must rebuild together

The following remarks were delivered today by DA Leader Mmusi Maimane at a press conference in Brenton-on-sea, following the Leader’s visit to Knysna. Maimane was joined by the Mayor of Knysna, Cllr Eleanore Bouw-Spies. I have spent today in Knysna, visiting the communities of Concordia, White Location, Knysna Heights, Welbedacht, and Brenton, to meet with…

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Changes to DA Shadow Cabinet

Dr Wilmot James will be on sabbatical in order to take up a Visiting Professorship at the University of Columbia Medical Centre in New York. We wish to congratulate Dr James on this prestigious appointment, and wish him very well for his time at Columbia. His work on infectious diseases is a credit to South…

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SA Government must defend democracy in Africa and help #FreeHH

The following remarks were delivered by DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane MP, at a press briefing in Pretoria outside the Zambian High Commission to South Africa. Yesterday, on Africa Day, I intended to visit Lusaka to attend the treason trial of my good friend, Mr Hakainde Hichilema, the Leader of the United Party for National Development…

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DA Leader Maimane to attend treason trial of Zambian Opposition Leader Hakainde Hichilema

Tomorrow, Friday 26 May 2017, Democratic Alliance (DA) Leader, Mmusi Maimane, will attend the treason trial of Mr. Hakainde Hichilema, the detained President of Zambia’s largest opposition party – the United Party for National Development (UPND) – in Lusaka, Zambia. As we celebrate Africa Day, the leader of the opposition in Zambia faces trumped up criminal charges…

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It takes courage to stand up to our friends

Note to Editors: The following speech was delivered in Parliament today by DA Shadow Minister of Basic Education, Gavin Davis MP, during the Budget Vote on Basic Education. Honourable Chairperson I am not going to go into the many ways that our education system is failing poor children. Suffice to say that each one of…

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Give us a chance to show you the kind of SA we can build together

Note to Editors: The following remarks were  delivered by the DA Leader during a public meeting in Qwa-Qwa, Free State. The Leader is on a two-day visit to the the Free State as part of the National #Change19 Tour. The Leader is joined by DA Free State Provincial Leader, Patricia Kopane.  My fellow South Africans If you don’t…

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