Tag Archives | High Court

We have begun the legal process of ensuring Jacob Zuma personally pays back his R15.3 million legal bill

The following statement was delivered today by Democratic Alliance (DA) Leader, Mmusi Maimane, at a media briefing in Parliament, Cape Town. Maimane was joined by DA Federal Executive Chairperson, James Selfe.  Yesterday, the State Attorney revealed in a letter to the Democratic Alliance (DA) that the Presidency has to date spent a total of R15 300 250 of…

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The South African government has failed our children

The following speech was delivered today by DA Shadow Minister of Social Development, Bridget Masango MP, during the debate on 16 Days of Activism For No Violence Against Women And Children in the National Assembly.   Honourable Speaker, South Africa’s government has failed its children. As we speak: There are 11.9 million beneficiaries of child…

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We will not allow Parliament to become one of the “President’s Keepers”

The following statement was delivered today by DA Leader Mmusi Maimane, at a press briefing in Parliament, Cape Town. Maimane was joined by DA Federal Executive Chairperson, James Selfe, and DA Chief Whip, John Steenhuisen. Last week Thursday, President Jacob Zuma appeared before Parliament in his last oral question session for the year, and quite…

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High Court ruling a victory for people of Masilonyana

Today, the Bloemfontein High Court ruled in favour of the DA, denying the Masilonyana Municipality an interdict that would have prevented us from delivering water to residents. The municipalities’ water woes started in 2012. Many residents are now without any form of water and the DA stepped in to deliver clean water on a regular…

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