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Parliament must remove Mkhwebane as Public Protector

The DA will write to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, to again follow up on the request that Parliament institute proceedings in terms of section 194 of the Constitution to remove the Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane. Yesterday, 28 March 2018, the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria rejected an application by the…

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Let us build SA on a foundation of our values

The following speech was delivered by the Leader of the Democratic Alliance, Mmusi Maimane, at the party’s Mpumalanga Provincial Congress today. Fellow Democrats, It’s wonderful to be here today in this great province. And it truly is an honour to address you, the hard-working, totally committed men and women who serve our party so selflessly….

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South Africa doesn’t have a constitution problem but an ANC problem

Today, the National Assembly adopted a motion moved by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) to establish an ad-hoc committee to review and amend section 25 of the constitution to make it possible for the state to appropriate land without compensation. The DA voted against this motion and it is important that we provide reasons for…

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