04/03/2021

DA calls for a debate of national importance on the scandal-ridden National Lotteries Commission

The scandal-ridden National Lotteries Commission is in a crisis. Today, the DA has written to the Speaker of the National Assembly to request a debate of national importance following more revelations of alleged corrupt dealings.

Read more: https://www.da.org.za/2021/03/da-calls-for-a-debate-of-national-importance-on-the-scandal-ridden-national-lotteries-commission

DA calls for suspension of Police Commissioner pending outcome of IPID ‘Nasrec grabber’ probe

The DA is calling for the suspension of the National Police Commissioner General Khehla Sitole pending the outcome of an investigation. General Sitole, and other high-ranking SAPS officials, reportedly tried to buy an electronic device capable of intercepting phone calls and cellphone messages, also known as a grabber, for R45 million ahead of the 2017 ANC conference at Nasrec allegedly in order to influence voting.

Read more: https://www.da.org.za/2021/03/da-calls-for-suspension-of-police-commissioner-pending-outcome-of-ipid-nasrec-grabber-probe

Lethargic Home Affairs Minister continues ANC tradition of lack of interest in service delivery

The DA welcomes the announcement by the Minister of Home Affairs that the re-issue of identity documents, solemnisation and registration of marriages, amendment and rectification of documents, late birth registrations and application and collection of passports will resume today 4 March 2021.

Read more: https://www.da.org.za/2021/03/lethargic-home-affairs-minister-continues-anc-tradition-of-lack-of-interest-in-service-delivery

SSA Judiciary probe at risk of undue influence

The DA notes the announcement by the State Security Minister, Ayanda Dlodlo to launch an investigation into allegations that the State Security Agency allegedly bribed members of the Judiciary to sway judgments in favour of the politically connected. An investigation is necessary, but the Department does not have the credibility to conduct an independent, fair and transparent probe.

Read more: https://www.da.org.za/2021/03/ssa-judiciary-probe-at-risk-of-undue-influence

The DA remains the strongest party to unseat the ANC and bring meaningful change in SA

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