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Zuma loses, South Africa wins

Finally, after almost a decade of ducking and diving, and squandering millions of rands of public money on his own legal fees, President Jacob Zuma will now face 783 charges of corruption, fraud and racketeering for stealing the people’s money. The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the judgment handed down by the Supreme Court of Appeal…

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The DA difference

The following speech was delivered by the DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane, at the DA Western Cape Provincial Congress. Fellow Democrats, Provincial Leader and Deputy Leader, Provincial Chair and Deputy Chairs, Delegates, Members, activists and staff, Molweni, Good morning, Goeiemôre, Bagaetso, Let it never be said that we don’t live in interesting times. We are a…

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We will dismantle State Capture

The ANC in the North West yesterday unveiled a Jacob Zuma Monument, marking the President’s capture site. Today, DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane, led a march to the real capture site of President Jacob Zuma in Saxonwold, Johannesburg, to protest the capture of our country, the government, and the people’s money by Jacob Zuma, his ANC,…

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Willing buyer, willing sellout

The following remarks were made today by DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane, in Saxonwold, Johannesburg, at protest against State Capture by the Gupta’s and Jacob Zuma. Maimane was joined DA National Spokespersons, Refiloe Nt’sekhe and Phumzile van Damme, and DA Regional Chairperson, Khume Ramulifho. Fellow democrats, Today we are gathered here in Saxonwold to protest the capture of our…

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De Lille and Smith placed on special leave from DA activities in Cape Metro

Please find attached a soundbite by the DA National Spokesperson, Phumzile Van Damme MP.  In recent days various allegations and counter allegations have been made in the Cape Town press involving Cape Town Executive Mayor, Patricia de Lille, and Councillor JP Smith. DA Leader Mmusi Maimane called both Mayor de Lille and Cllr Smith to account…

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SAA must be Stabilised, Professionalised and Sold Off

The crisis at South African Airways (SAA) is fast reaching boiling point with debt repayments totaling R6.9 billion due this Saturday, 30 September. Despite this urgent situation, National Treasury has yet to reveal where this enormous amount of money will come from. Our national carrier has become a bottomless pit into which government continues to…

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Don’t let economic exclusion be the heritage of our children too

The following speech was delivered today by DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane, at the old Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) building in Newtown, Johannesburg. Maimane was joined by DA Gauteng Leader, John Moodey, DA Regional Chairperson, Khume Ramulifho, and DA National Spokesperson, Refiloe Nt’sekhe. My fellow South Africans We are blessed to live in one of the most…

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