DA shows support to Horner family and farmers at Senekal gathering

A diverse group of DA members attended the gathering at Senekal today together with hundreds of other people to express support for the family of Brendin Horner who was brutally and senselessly murdered on a farm near Paul Roux in Free State last Friday. The DA was also there to demonstrate outrage at the continuous criminal attacks on our farming community.

Read it here: https://www.da.org.za/2020/10/da-shows-support-to-horner-family-and-farmers-at-senekal-gathering

WATCH: Uncaring, incompetent government to blame for NMB’s water crisis

Today the DA Leader, John Steenhuisen is in Nelson Mandela Bay to highlight the area’s growing water crisis, the result of an uncaring, incompetent government. The DA has a plan for the people of Nelson Mandela Bay.

Video link: https://youtu.be/Dn7WMG3oya0

DA welcomes implementation of SAPS Rural Safety Strategy

The DA welcomes the announcement from SAPS that there will be a closer relationship between the police in rural areas and the communities they serve following our DA calls for the urgent implementation of a rural safety strategy.

Read it here: https://www.da.org.za/2020/10/da-welcomes-implementation-of-saps-rural-safety-strategy

Government admits there’s no budget for the National Council of Gender-Based Violence and Femicide

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, has today conceded that there is no budget to fund the establishment of the National Council of Gender-Based Violence and Femicide (NCGBVF) and that there is no timeframe on the legislation to be passed. It is unacceptable that vulnerable individuals continue to be abused while the government fails to act and protect them.

Read it here: https://www.da.org.za/2020/10/minister-nkoana-mashabane-admits-theres-no-budget-for-the-national-council-of-gender-based-violence-and-femicide