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#Bosasagate: DA’s legal team approaches President Ramaphosa for independent audit on all ANC government contracts with Bosasa

JOHANNESBURG, January 20 – The Democratic Alliance on Sunday called on President Ramaphosa to institute an independent audit on all African National Congress government contracts with Bosasa. Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi’s testimony before the Zondo Commission into state capture “shattered the myth that corruption in the ANC was simply a feature of [former president] […]

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Eskom fails to publicise China loan terms and conditions within 30-day PAIA period, DA threatens legal action

CAPE TOWN, October 28  – The Democratic Alliance will not allow China’s model of “debt trap diplomacy” to take root in South Africa, and will approach the courts if necessary to ensure that government is transparent with the public about the terms and conditions of loans received from China, DA leader Mmusi Maimane said on […]

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Ramaphosa must testify before “state capture” commission – Maimane

JOHANNESBURG, October 10 – President Cyril Ramaphosa must present himself before the commission probing “state capture” in which senior government officials and executives at state companies have been implicated, main opposition Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane said on Wednesday. Maimane said recent developments in the Zondo Commission of Inquiry had shown that the capture of […]

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#HeritageDay: DA leader Maimane calls for ‘One South Africa for All’

JOHANNESBURG, September 24 – The leader of the Democratic Alliance (DA) Mmusi Maimane on Monday said the Convention for a Democratic South Africa (CODESA) “enabled change that builds One South Africa for All”. Maimane, made his remarks at a Heritage Day celebration at the CODESA Walkway in Johannesburg. He was joined by DA Gauteng premier candidate, Solly Msimanga, […]

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Maimane announces Zwakele Mncwango as DA’s candidate for KZN premier

DURBAN, September 13 – eThekwini Municipality councillor and Exco member, Zwakele Mncwango, has been announced as the Democratic Alliance’s choice for the position of premier in KwaZulu-Natal for the 2019 elections. Mncwango also leads the official opposition in the province. DA leader Mmusi Maimane made the announcement on Thursday at the Ohlange High School in […]

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Maimane asks Ramaphosa to table terms, conditions of R33 billion Eskom-China loan in parliament

JOHANNESBURG, August  24  – Main opposition Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane said on Friday he had written to President Cyril Ramaphosa requesting that he table in Parliament within 14 days, the full terms and conditions of a R33 billion loan agreement state power firm Eskom recently signed with the Chinese Development Bank. In a statement, […]