Are police selling firearms used to terrorise the people?

The DA notes the arrest of Colonel Chris Prinsloo as part of a Western Cape police investigation into links between police and criminal gangs and the sale of firearms, ammunition and gun licences. While police claim Colonel Prinsloo’s arrest relates strictly to ammunition found at his home, the DA is…

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Gauteng schools must meet minimum infrastructure norms and standards

The DA calls on Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi to ensure that the province’s schools meet minimum norms and standards, including those of infrastructure and furniture. In many instances schools lacked the basics, such as office and kitchen facilities, insufficient ablution facilities and Internet and Wi-Fi connectivity. During the past…

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Kempton licensing department’s lunchtime woes

Motorists are being turned away from the Kempton Park licensing department during operating hours due to staff being away on lunch. For many, the most convenient time to visit the licensing department is between 12:00-13:00, as this is when most companies allow people to take a break. One would imagine…

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DA calls for referendum on e-Tolls

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has betrayed the people of the province by refusing to call for the scrapping of e-tolls, despite the overwhelming public opposition to this unfair and unjust system. In evaluating the socio-economic impact of e-tolls, the review panel has found that the system is unsustainable, that there…

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