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DA calls for Madonsela to ‘ensure that there is a fair settlement’ for Esidimeni relatives

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called for former Public Protector Adv Thuli Madonsela to be appointed to lead a process of redress over the 94 deaths of mental health patients in Gauteng. DA MP Jack Bloom released a statement on Monday morning stating that the DA supported the recommendations of Health Ombudsman Prof Malegapuru Makgoba, […]

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DA’s Joburg mayor Mashaba cans Jozi@Work programme

JOHANNESBURG – Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba on Thursday cancelled the City’s R1 billion co-production programme Jozi@Work, which was spearheaded by the previous administration, saying that it was littered with patronage. Jozi@Work, a programme designed to allow communities to partner with the city in the delivery of municipal services in their neighbourhoods, was launched in September […]

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DA councillor ‘drunk at council meeting’ – ANC

PORT ELIZABETH, January 31 (ANA) – The African National Congress (ANC) demanded on Tuesday that Democratic Alliance (DA) councillor Francois Greyling undergo a breathalyser test at a special council meeting as they allege he came to the sitting “drunk”. Several ANC councillors came out with claws on Council Speaker Jonathan Lawack demanding that Greyling undergo […]

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You got served, De Lille

This week, the Western Cape Democratic Alliance (DA) party leader’s resignation was made available through a press release. The DA’s old-guard liberals welcomed De Lille’s decision to step down, citing that her role as the Cape Town mayor is more than enough for her plate. What is the true underlying current? Is the DA treading down the […]

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DA won’t tackle land invasions because of EFF relationship, says ANC’s Ramakgopa

PRETORIA – Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga was unable to take any decisive action to halt ongoing illegal invaders who were taking up different portions of land across South Africa’s capital city, African National Congress (ANC) Greater Tshwane regional chairperson Kgosientso Ramokgopa said on Tuesday. “We know that for purposes of ensuring that they preserve their […]