The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called on government to ease the pain of the high cost of living. The DA submitted a memorandum of demands to the National Treasury in Pretoria ahead of next week’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement. Part of their demands is that Treasury should introduce a[…]
There are mixed reactions from some of the political parties in Parliament regarding the performance of the Eskom Board as it marks a year in office. Some parties say the board has made steady progress in tackling some of the challenges facing the power utility. While others say the entity is far[…]
The DA in the Northern Cape has called on Premier Zamani Saul to immediately fire Health Department HOD, Dion Theys and other officials implicated in the multi-million PPE scandal. Seven health officials including Dr Theys, Chief Financial Officer, Daniel Gaborone and Deputy Director of Finance, Victor Nyokong were arrested by[…]
Gayton McKenzie says the Patriotic Alliance (PA) is still on a mission to remove Johannesburg mayor Thapelo Amad, despite him (McKenzie) pulling out of the race to become mayor. The PA leader and Central Karoo district mayor last week threw his hat into the ring to become the next Johannesburg[…]
By Daanyaal Matthews Source: Democratic Alliance The Democratic Alliance’s Federal Congress has concluded with no significant changes as John Steenhuisen remains DA leader after beating party peer Dr. Mpho Phalatse. Steenhuisen retaining his position has come as no surprise but has revealed a problem within the official opposition. Speaking on[…]
by Daanyaal Matthews Source: Pixabay Mayor of Cape Town, Geordin Hill-Lewis, has tabled the Budget for the year 2023/2024 titled: “A Budget for Building Hope”. The budget aims to address the needs of the vulnerable whilst planning for the future of the Mother City and catering for the desires of[…]
The newly-elected Ekurhuleni mayor, Sivuyile Ngodwana, has committed to serve all the people of the metro. The African Independent Congress councilor was sworn in last night. Ngodwana who received 129 votes, was up against the DA’s Tania Campbell who received 75 votes. Ngondwana says he is ready to ensure that basic[…]
The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it will soon return to the drawing board after its proposed motion to establish an Ad Hoc Committee to investigate the Phala Phala saga was defeated. On Wednesday, Members of Parliament voted against the DA’s motion. The saga, which relates to a burglary that happened[…]
By: Aneeqa du Plessis With the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) set to embark on a national shutdown on Monday, 20th March, The Western Cape Government has assured citizens it will be ‘business as usual’. According to a statement released by the City of Cape Town, authorities are well prepared and[…]
Democratic Alliance (DA) Leader, John Steenhuisen, says it was ill considered for President Cyril Ramaphosa to declare the electricity crisis a National State of Disaster. Steenhuisen was reacting to Ramaphosa’s announcement that Co-operative Governance Minister, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has already gazetted the state of disaster. “Well, I think the big concern for[…]
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