Tag Archives | Free State

DA to report ANC’s alleged jobs for NDZ votes to the Public Protector

The DA will refer the allegations that the ANC in the Free State, and possibly in other provinces, and hired hundreds of people to attend the Party’s National Elective Congress as branch delegates solely to vote for ANC Presidential candidate, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Media reports today indicate that this may not be the only province in…

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Free State farm murder: DA reiterates call for specialised rural safety units

Today I will write to the Acting Provincial Police Commissioner, Major-General Tholi Afonso, reiterating the DA’s repeated call to establish specialised rural safety units within the South African Police Service (SAPS). This comes after another senseless killing of a farmer over the weekend. The DA is deeply saddened by the senseless murder of Mr Dirk…

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We will be bringing a Motion of No Confidence in Premier Ace Magashule

The following remarks were made today by Democratic Alliance (DA) Leader, Mmusi Maimane, during the Free State leg of his People’s Forum Tour in Botshabelo. Fellow Democrats A few 100 kms from here, in a small town called Vrede, the Premier of the Free State, Ace Magashule, and his corrupt friends stole over R200 million…

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Western Cape has best Matric results in SA

In a reply to a parliamentary question, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has revealed that the Western Cape, and not the Free State, was the top-performing province in the 2016 Matric results. This is according to the Department of Basic Education’s new format of reporting known as “An Inclusive Basket of Criteria”. This new format…

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Bird Flu: Agriculture dept. briefing to Parliament needed

The DA will write to the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Machwene Semenya, to request that she call the Minister, Senzeni Zokwana, to brief Parliament on plans to contain the bird flu following reports of cases of the virus in Mpumalanga and the Free State. South Africa has never…

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Give us a chance to show you the kind of SA we can build together

Note to Editors: The following remarks were  delivered by the DA Leader during a public meeting in Qwa-Qwa, Free State. The Leader is on a two-day visit to the the Free State as part of the National #Change19 Tour. The Leader is joined by DA Free State Provincial Leader, Patricia Kopane.  My fellow South Africans If you don’t…

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