Tag Archives | Patricia Kopane

No justice for the countless who have lost their lives under the ANC’s watch

The following speech was delivered in Parliament today by the DA Shadow Minister of Health, Patricia Kopane MP, during the debate on Human Rights Day. Honourable Speaker, When Mahatma Gandhi said that “[a] nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members”, he was referring to those less fortunate and vulnerable members of…

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The DA will continue fighting to keep Madiba’s dream alive

Note to Editors: The following remarks were delivered today by DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane at Tumelo Home for the Mentally Handicapped in Ivory Park, Johannesburg, where he spent 67 minutes assisting with renovation projects and helping to care for the children. The Leader was joined by DA Shadow Minister of Health, Patricia Kopane. Today, all…

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BOKAMOSO | Vrede Dairy Farm: A corruption crime scene

Last week I visited the Estina dairy farm in the tiny town of Vrede in the Free State. This picturesque rural setting has in recent weeks been exposed as the scene of a crime that has enraged the nation and shocked us all awake to the reality of corruption. It has also introduced us to…

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#KZNOncoloyCrisis: DA forcibly barred from entering KZN hospitals

Note to Editors: This statement follows an oversight visit conducted by the DA Shadow Minister of Health, Patricia Kopane MP, and the DA KZN Health Spokesperson, Dr Imran Keeka MPL, to the Addington Hospital in KwaZulu-Natal. Today my colleague, Dr Imran Keeka MPL, and I were forcibly denied entry into the Addington Hospital in KwaZulu-Natal…

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DA growth in Mangaung by-election a triumph

Strong growth by the Democratic Alliance in yesterday’s by-election in Ward 39 Mangaung, is a triumph for the party and shows increasing support for the DA in the Metro. The DA surged in voter support, doubling our votes from the August 2016 elections, and bringing the ANC below 50% in this Ward for the first…

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Change has come to Metsimaholo!

Today marks a momentous occasion in the history of the Free State. On election day, Wednesday, 03 August 2016, the people of Metsimaholo came out in their numbers and they voted for change. It is because of their bravery that change has come to Metsimaholo. It is our great privilege today, to for the first…

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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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DA asks A-G to audit Public Works Nkandla expenditure

The DA has requested that the Auditor-General conduct an audit into the updated costs of the Nkandla project after Department of Public Works (DPW) failed to furnish National Treasury with the most up to date figures in this regard. It is completely unacceptable that Public Works could not furnish up to date figures and details…

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