Tag Archives | Limpopo

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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The ANC cannot be trusted with our children’s education

Note to Editors: The following speech was delivered in Parliament today by DA Shadow Deputy Minister of Basic Education, Nomsa Marchesi MP, during the Budget Vote on Basic Education. Chairperson, I would like to dedicate this speech to the 18 learners who tragically lost their lives in a minibus taxi accident in Bronkhorstspruit in April…

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SADTU’s march will only make matters worse for Limpopo’s children

The DA in Limpopo is angered by SADTU’s decision to march today. This will only paralyse the smooth running of schools across the province, and hurt the very children who are in desperate need of support from the Limpopo Education Department. The DA is in possession of letters sent to parents and guardians that confirm…

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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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Leaked Matric Paper: Minister Motshekga must return from overseas

The DA is deeply concerned at reports of a leaked examination paper in the Giyani district of Limpopo. It is telling that, whenever exam papers are leaked, Minister Motshekga is out of the country. Last year, when papers leaked in Limpopo, Mpumalanga and Gauteng, she was in Paris. At the moment, as papers are leaking…

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Court judgement is an affirmation of commitment to free and fair elections

The DA in Limpopo welcomes the judgement handed down in the Musina Magistate’s court yesterday against an IEC official found guilty of fraud. Ms Selina Langa was found guilty of fraud for manipulating the national election results in 2014. This was discovered by vigilant DA party agents when they realised that the election result slip…

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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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