WC DA elects new provincial congress

DA Western Cape Leader, Bongikosi Madikizlea has been re-elected as the party’s provincial leader. He was one of the candidates who was vying for several top spots in the party’s Western Cape Congress, which was hosted virtually this year, due to COVID-19. Madikizela beat Masizole Mnqasela and Wendy Philander, in[…]

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Hanover Park residents divided over ‘false claims’ made by ward councillor

Following, alleged false allegations made on radio by the Hanover Park ward councillor, Antonio Van Der Rheede, several community members took to the streets on Wednesday morning to voice their dissatisfaction. Residents have accused Van Der Rheede of ongoing favoritism and manipulation within the poverty stricken community. “He is using[…]

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John Steenhuisen praises DA for its Covid-19 response

DA leader John Steenhuisen has thanked his party for showing the best of itself during the Covid-19 pandemic.Addressing the DA congress on Sunday, Steenhuisen lauded how the Western Cape government, led by his party, performed during the Covid-19 pandemic. “If it weren’t for this challenging year, we would not have[…]

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DA heads to courts as SA remains divided over school closures

The DA says it is heading to court to argue that the decision to close public schools for four weeks is “politically rather than scientifically motivated”. The party said the decision made by Cabinet following Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga’s consultations with the sector; including MECs, heads of department, union[…]

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DA urges Ramaphosa to give regular updates on lockdown

The Democratic Alliance (DA) Interim Leader, John Steenhuisen has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to update the nation on the continued lockdown of the country relating to COVID-19. Steenhuisen says it has been more than two weeks since Ramaphosa last addressed the nation on the issue, when he announced that[…]

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