30/03/2021

DA welcomes forensic investigation into Art Council’s management of relief fund

The DA welcomed the announcement from the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture that he has instituted a forensic investigation into the National Art Council’s mismanagement of the R300-million Presidential Economic Stimulus Programme relief funding.

Read more: https://www.da.org.za/2021/03/da-welcomes-forensic-investigation-into-nac-management-of-pesp-fund

DA calls for urgent response from IPID and SAPS over White River Police Station attack

The DA wrote to the Executive Director of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) to request an urgent investigation into videos of a group of men assaulting a man at the White River Police Station in Mpumalanga, without SAPS intervention.

Read more: https://www.da.org.za/2021/03/da-calls-for-urgent-response-from-ipid-and-saps-over-white-river-police-station-attack

The Western Cape Government does not support a move to Alert Level 2

Ahead of the religious holidays, the DA-run Western Cape weighed up the data and resolved that moving to Alert Level 2 at this stage would not achieve the balance we need to save both lives and livelihoods in the Western Cape.

Read more: https://www.da.org.za/2021/03/the-western-cape-government-does-not-support-a-move-to-alert-level-2

Renaming Mbizana Municipality a poor attempt to gloss over delivery failures

The DA rejected CoGTA Minister, Dlamini-Zuma’s, assertion that the renaming of Mbizana Municipality after Winnie Madikizela-Mandela will in some way increase the Municipality’s response towards meeting the needs of the community.

Read more: https://www.da.org.za/2021/03/renaming-mbizana-municipality-a-poor-attempt-to-gloss-over-delivery-failures