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Learner discipline one of the priorities of the Department says MEC Lesufi

JOHANNESBURG, August 4 – The Gauteng MEC of Education Panyaza Lesufi on Friday identified learner discipline as one of the priorities of his department and they were proactive in identifying preventative strategies to eliminate social ills such as drug abuse and gangsterism from the school environment. This follows a call from the Democratic Alliance’s Gauteng spokesperson […]

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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 […]