Where are the missing 59 Esidimeni patients?

I have been following the Esidimeni arbitration hearings with dismay and sadness at what was endured by those who died and the unresolved suffering of relatives. My concern is that no new information has come to light about the 59 untraced people who were discharged from Life Esidimeni‚ and are…

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SAPS not doing enough to protect women and children

Michele Clarke DA Gauteng Spokesperson on Community Safety

There is a serious deficiency in the South African Police Service’s (SAPS’s) approach to dealing with the protection of women and children against all forms of abuse. The most vulnerable members of society which includes, women, children, the elderly, people with disabilities and LGBT’s safety is under threat. I recently…

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DA debates SCOPA Report on Agriculture and Rural Development

The following speeches were delivered in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature today by DA Gauteng Spokespersons for Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA), Graham Gersbach MPL and Heinrich Volmink MPL, during a debate on the SCOPA Report on the 2016/17 Annual Reports of Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. Speech by…

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DA debates 2016/17 Gauteng Education Annual Report

The following speeches were delivered in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature today by DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Education, Khume Ramulifho MPL and DA Gauteng Spokesperson on Community Safety Michele Clarke MPL, during a debate on the 2016/17 Annual Report of the Gauteng Education Department. Speech by Khume Ramulifho MPL “Education…

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