DA debates 2016/17 e-Government annual report

The following speeches were delivered in the Gauteng Legislature today by DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Finance, Adriana Randall MPL and DA Gauteng Spokesperson on e-Government, Ashor Sarupen MPL during the debate on the 2016/17 annual report for the Department of e-Government. Speech by Adriana Randall MPL “Gauteng e-Government must…

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ANC-run Emfuleni Municipality is bankrupt

Ashor Sarupen DA Spokesperson for Social Development

National Treasury revealed alarming information about the state of financial affairs in the ANC-run Emfuleni Local Municipality with data showing that the municipality is effectively bankrupt. The report states that as at quarter four 2017, the Emfuleni municipality doesn’t have any cash on hand, with a negative cash position (or…

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Nigel Home Affairs embraces xenophobia

Ashor Sarupen DA Spokesperson for Social Development

I am disturbed by reports from residents in my constituency in the Far East Rand area that the Nigel Home Affairs office is refusing to process applications for Smart ID cards for legal naturalized South African citizens, on the basis that they were born in another country. A picture of…

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