Tag Archives | Jacques Smalle

Use your vote in Wednesday’s by-election to keep making progress

The following remarks were delivered today by DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane, at a public meeting in Leseding, Limpopo, ahead of an upcoming by-election on 2 August. The Leader was joined by DA Limpopo Leader, Jacques Smalle. Mayor of Modimolle/Mookgophong, Marlene van Staden, Chief Whip, Dingaan Motswene, and DA Candidate for Ward 1, Eric Aphane. My fellow South Africans, Here…

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Limpopo districts haven’t received textbooks for 2017

Following a school oversight campaign to determine school readiness this week, the DA can confirm that all schools in Waterberg, Sekhukhune and Mopani Districts have not received their textbook cache and in the Capricorn and Vhembe districts only around 50% of the schools received their textbooks and LTSM (learner teacher support materials). The DA is…

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R1.6 million spent on luxury cars for Tzaneen Mayor and Speaker

The DA has today written to the MEC for Cooperative Governance, Makoma Makhurupetje, requesting that he probe wasteful and fruitless expenditure at Greater Tzaneen Municipality after it wasted more than R1.6 million purchasing two new vehicles for the new Mayor, Maripe Mangena and its Speaker. The purchase happened despite the municipality owing creditors more than…

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DA submits ANC housing corruption affidavits to SIU for investigation

The Democratic Alliance has today submitted a file of affidavits on behalf of complainants to the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) to investigate the alleged ANC housing corruption scandal in Seshego, Limpopo. This is after the ward councillor has been illegally evicting residents from their RDP houses and sold them to his ANC cronies and friends…

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Vuwani: ANC must suspend arrested councillor

The Democratic Alliance welcomes the arrest of an ANC councillor in the Vuwani area over the weekend. The councillor and four others were arrested and charged with public violence and destruction of property following the burning of dozens of schools during the recent violent service delivery protests. We call on the Makhado municipal council to…

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DA wins historic two SRC seats at Seshego TVET campus

The DA is delighted to have won two seats in the 2016 Student Representative Council (SRC) election at Seshego TVET Campus. This is an historic win for the DA Student Organisation, as this is the first SRC election on this campus that we have contested. It is equally historic as the DA has equalled the…

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DA welcomes 1000 members from ANC

Today the Democratic Alliance in Limpopo welcomed up to a one thousand new members from the ANC. Some of these members served as ANC councillors and leaders of ANC structures in the Mogalakwena and Polokwane regions, along with hundreds of associated branch members. During a media briefing in Polokwane today the DA handed over blue…

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DA lays criminal charges for Modimolle sulphuric acid spill

The Democratic Alliance has laid criminal charges against officials of the Modimolle and Waterburg District, who exacerbated the spill of Sulphuric Acid into the Nylrivier. The river is now so contaminated that villages and communities have been left without any drinking water, and farms downriver are facing an agricultural crisis. The DA believes that it…

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