Servicing the Community

2019 DA Manifesto Launch

The manifesto for change The Manifesto for Change is our contract with South Africa should we be entrusted to govern. In our manifesto, we unpack how a DA-led government will put the South African people first and ensure a better future for our children. Led by a new generation of leaders, only the DA can bring

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Moody’s downgrades Tshwane as ANC administrators lead capital to financial ruin

by Cllr Randall Williams – DA Tshwane Mayoral Candidate Date: 24 September 2020 Release: Immediate Moody’s credit agency has announced that the City of Tshwane will be downgraded by one notch as a long-term issuer from Ba1 to Ba2 with a sustained negative outlook for the City. This decreased credit rating is a direct result

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Cele confirms that farmers’ lives don’t matter

Speaking in KZN, Police Minister Bheki Cele said that farm attacks and murders would not be classified as priority crimes. Now we know the truth. To the ANC the daily blinding and beating and crippling of farmers and farm workers is not a priority. Their being slaughtered is unimportant. Die Minister van Polisie, Bheki Cele,

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DA Run City of Cape Town, Delft housing brief – how public money should be spent

The DA-run City of Cape Town Delft housing project, which began construction in April 2018, will yield a total of 2 407 Breaking New Ground (BNG) housing opportunities. More than 800 houses are being built in this phase and 15 beneficiaries received their completed homes recently. The City will continue with housing delivery while at the same

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Addressing the negative DA Press

An interesting article from Ivo Vegter addressing the distortion in the Press regarding the position of the DA. “The DA has chosen an explicitly individualist and capitalist basis from which to challenge the collectivist, socialist policies of the ruling party. That is both consistent with classical liberal principles, and worthy of celebration. It is an

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Today’s Inside Track from the Democratic Alliance

📰 17/09/2020 1️⃣ Level 1 comes five months late. Ramaphosa to blame for the avoidable socioeconomic devastation. Although it has come far too late, the DA welcomed the move to level 1, repeating the Party’s call for the State of Disaster to be ended, and calling for government to justify the continued alcohol restrictions and

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DA calls for dismissal of Acting Tshwane City Manager for flouting procurement processes

by Cllr Randall Williams – DA Tshwane Mayoral Candidate  Date: 18 September 2020Release: Immediate  The Democratic Alliance (DA) is shocked to learn that multiple small business owners are attempting to claim R20 million from the City in invoices for services provided during lockdown to support the homeless and vulnerable. The unlawfully deployed ANC administrators in Tshwane haphazardly used multiple

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Keep the lights on

The DA-run Western Cape is on track to become South Africa’s first blackout-free province, with nearly all municipalities ready to provide residents with electricity from Independent Power Producers. All we need is for the National Minister to gazette the necessary law to make this possible. Already in Cape Town, residents are often spared blackouts, or

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Today’s Inside Track from the Democratic Alliance

📰 07/09/2020 👮 DA calls on SAPS to act decisively against Malema’s incitement to violence and EFF’s destruction of property The DA strongly condemned the EFF’s incitement of violence and the resultant malicious destruction of property at Clicks stores countrywide, and called on the SAPS to take immediate action. Read it here: https://www.da.org.za/2020/09/da-calls-on-saps-to-act-decisively-against-malemas-incitement-to-violence-and-effs-destruction-of-property 📝 DA

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DA calls on SAPS to act decisively against Malema’s incitement to violence and EFF’s destruction of property

by Andrew Whitfield MP – DA Shadow Minister of Police  Date: 07 September 2020Release: Immediate  The Democratic Alliance (DA) strongly condemns the EFF’s incitement of violence and the resultant malicious destruction of property with regards to Clicks stores countrywide and calls on the South African Police Service (SAPS) to take immediate action. We will lay charges of incitement to

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