Time to go, Mayor Mofokeng

Please see the following speech by DA Gauteng Leader, John Moodey MPL, that was delivered outside the Emfuleni Municipality buildings today. Fellow democrats, We are gathered here today in solidarity with thousands of residents in Emfuleni, to say to Mayor Simon Mofokeng – your time is up! Please view pictures here, here, here, here,here and here. It is…

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Political will needed to manage water security

The following speeches were delivered in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature by the DA’s Gauteng Spokesperson on Finance, Adriana Randall MPL, and the DA Gauteng Committee Member of SCOPA, Dr Heinrich Volmink MPL. The DA led a debate on a Motion we tabled, in the Gauteng Legislature regarding the sustainable re-industrialisation and revitalisation…

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DA condemns the violent vilification of other Africans

It is to the ANC’s credit that they have not generally resorted to populism in response to the protestors that say, quote, “Foreigners are taking over our jobs”, end quote. The issue is not that our people are against all those from foreign countries. South Africans are actually a very…

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Young women deserve a caring government

Michele Clarke DA Gauteng Spokesperson on Community Safety

Young women deserve a caring government 16 May 2017 Release: Immediate Madam Speaker, Section 10 of the Bill of Rights states that “Everyone has inherent dignity and the right to have their dignity respected and protected”. This principle, the ideal that every human being must have their dignity protected, informs…

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