17/03/2021

Fee-free higher education: socialist dream, real-world nightmare

DA Leader, John Steenhuisen, unpacks how the burning issue of higher education funding provides another excellent case study on the binary choice the nation faces – that saving South Africa requires political realignment, where those who support liberal democracy come together to defeat those who support socialism.

Read more: https://www.da.org.za/2021/03/fee-free-higher-education-socialist-dream-real-world-nightmare

DA calls on Mantashe and Gordhan to convene a National Energy Indaba to address the electricity crisis

South Africa needs a reset if it is to ride out the ongoing electricity crisis. A National Energy Indaba offers an opportunity to put outside our differences and work towards a re-imagined energy sector that will get our economy working again and creating jobs.

Read more: https://www.da.org.za/2021/03/da-calls-on-mantashe-and-gordhan-to-convene-a-national-energy-indaba-to-address-the-electricity-crisis

R2 billion in land dispute claims reveals a Department in chaos and at war with farmers

The shambolic handling of the land reform and land administration processes has opened it up to land dispute claims. These claims have mostly been instituted by farmers and communities who feel that they have been unfairly targeted by the Department.

Read more: https://www.da.org.za/2021/03/r2-billion-in-land-dispute-claims-ag-report-reveals-a-department-in-chaos-and-at-war-with-farmers

DA verkla bestuur van Universiteit Stellenbosch by die Menseregtekommissie oor verbod op Afrikaans

Indien die MRK se ondersoek die vergrype bevestig, vra ons vir regstellende optrede, insluitend moontlike siviele en kriminele vervolging, teen partye wat betrokke is by die skending van menseregte.

Lees hier: https://www.da.org.za/2021/03/da-verkla-bestuur-van-universiteit-stellenbosch-by-die-menseregtekommissie-oor-verbod-op-afrikaans

ICYMI: Catch today’s episode of the Inside Track
How do we fix SA’s Higher Education crisis?

As student protests escalate, often met by police brutality, we discuss the plight of South African students and institutions of Higher Learning; and we unpack what needs to be done to afford young people a quality education.

Watch it now here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WD2JOuF49Y


DA pressure forced the ANC provincial government to extend the Tshwane Ambulance Operating Licence, putting Tshwane’s 73 Ambulances back on the road.

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