DA Welcomes JMPD Deployment To Protect Refuse Collectors

Striking Pikitup workers

Pikitup – Striking Workers The DA welcomes the City of Johannesburg’s decision to heed the DA call made last week, to have Metro Police officers protect auxiliary refuse collectors while the protracted Pikitup strike drags on. This is a vindication of the DA’s assertion that the City of Joburg was…

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Pikitup Strike: The Time To Act Is Now

The City of Johannesburg and the South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) must immediately act to resolve the illegal strike of Pikitup workers. The strike has been raging for more than three weeks now, while SAMWU workers trash the city’s streets and intimidate contractors who have been engaged to collect…

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JMPD assault video a call to bring change

The video made public yesterday of Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officers physically assaulting a motorist near Midrand, shows how essential it is for a full clean-up of the JMPD. This video should serve as a clarion call to Johannesburg residents to vote for change in the upcoming local government…

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If Johannesburg works, South Africa works

Today we take the future of Joburg into our hands. We are in Alexandra today, a place which represents the potential of Johannesburg, to show our determination to bring change to Johannesburg. Let’s build a fair Johannesburg that we can all be proud to call home. Let’s create jobs for…

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