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Zambia President Edgar Lungu ‘using Apartheid-like tactics’ – DA

JOHANNESBURG, July 13 – The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Thursday said it strongly condemns the approval of an extended 90-day state of emergency in Zambia, implemented by President Edgar Lungu and his Patriotic Alliance party. Zambia’s Parliament this week voted to extend the state of emergency by a further three months, handing virtually unrestricted powers […]

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DA welcomes Parliament’s decision to review Public Protector report

The opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) on Friday welcomed Parliament’s decision to take on review the Ciex report released by the Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, on Monday. The DA said the “remedial actions” listed by Mkhwebane, which included amending parts of the Constitution in respect of the mandate of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), constituted […]

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Public protector agrees to investigate Dlamini-Zuma’s VIP protection – DA

CAPE TOWN, June 4–The office of the public protector has confirmed that it will investigate former African Union Commission chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma for her abuse of VIP presidential protection services, as a private citizen, the Democratic Alliance said on Sunday. This followed the DA’s complaint lodged with the public protector’s office on April 18, DA […]