Tag Archives | Mmusi Maimane

We are committed to #DefeatDayZero

Cape Town currently faces an exceptional situation. It is a scientific fact that we are experiencing the worst drought ever recorded. Let’s ensure that each of us – our families, friends and fellow citizens – unite together to defeat Day Zero. We can. And we must. Visit DefeatDayZero.co.za to get answers to the most frequently…

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Budget 2018: Gigaba can avoid tax increases and make R112 billion available

The following was presented today by the DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane MP, and DA Shadow Deputy Minister of Finance, Alf Lees MP, ahead of the Main Budget 2018, tomorrow. Please find the Main Budget Preview here. Introduction The fact is that no government can tax itself to prosperity. Tomorrow, Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba, will deliver…

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We Can Fix South Africa

The following speech was delivered by DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane, during today’s debate in Parliament on the State of the Nation Address (SONA). On Friday night, we all stood up to applaud the President after his State of the Nation Address. And I’ll be honest with you. It felt good. It felt good to be…

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Together, we have taken another step towards defeating Day Zero

The following statement was delivered today by DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane, at the Party’s Federal Head Office in Cape Town. Fellow residents, When we started our #DefeatDayZero campaign less than a month ago, the prospects of success were considerably more remote than they are today. Since then the residents of Cape Town have banded together…

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#Vukuzakhe: Our job is to empower our young people

The following speech was delivered today by Democratic Alliance (DA) Leader, Mmusi Maimane, during the launch of the party’s “Total Change for Jobs” campaign in Emfuleni, Gauteng. Fellow South Africans Baegetso, Dumelang The plight of young people – our country’s next generation – is a cause close to my heart, and something I care deeply…

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Minister Mokonyane must get to work and address water crisis

The DA notes the statement released by Water and Sanitation Minister, Nomvula Mokonyane, following an earlier media briefing by DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane, detailing a programme of action to avert “Day Zero”. Recently returned from Liberia, the Minister crowed about her Department’s achievements to date, and committed to holding follow-up meetings with stakeholder to “assess…

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The ANC may not be the government in 2019, coalitions are the future for SA

Joint press statement by Leaders of Opposition Parties Mmusi Maimane Leader of the Democratic Alliance Mosiuoa Lekota Leader of the Congress of the People Rev. Kenneth Meshoe Leader of the African Christian Democratic Party Dr Pieter Groenewald Leader of the Freedom Front Plus   Today, we as leaders of opposition political parties met here in…

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You can give Metsimaholo a new beginning!

My fellow South Africans, In four days’ time the people of Metsimaholo Municipality will have a rare chance to do what many other South Africans wish they could do: To vote for a fresh start. A chance to look at what’s happening in your country, in your province, in your municipality and in your community,…

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