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DA urges SAPS to ensure full accountability against officials who turned away family wanting to report their autistic child missing

This statement follows our visit to the Mamelodi SAPS Station today by DA Shadow Minister of Police, Zakhele Mbhele MP and Member of Gauteng Legislature, Adriana Randall MPL.  Please find attached soundbites in English and IsiZulu by Mr Mbhele. Today the DA visited the Mamelodi Police Station following reports that the police initially refused to…

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DA condemns horrific attack at KZN mosque

The DA condemns in the strongest possible terms the heinous attack at the Imam Hussain Mosque in Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal this afternoon. Three men, believed to be Egyptian nationals, allegedly stormed the mosque this afternoon, slitting the throats of three people and setting parts of the mosque alight. One of the victims have reportedly succumbed to…

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Mduduzi Manana: ANC must fire disgraced MP, SAPS must investigate

The DA calls on the South African Police Service (SAPS) to investigate the claims of assault laid against ANC Member of Parliament, Mduduzi Manana, by his former domestic worker, Christine Wiro. The suggestion that the SAPS will no longer investigate the claim because the complainant has “withdrawn” it, is both disingenuous and contrary to the…

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DA condemns violence at Moses Mabhida stadium

The Democratic Alliance (DA) strongly condemns the violence that erupted at Moses Mabhida stadium soon after Kaizer Chiefs lost in the semi-final match of the Nedbank Cup to Free State Stars which left many people injured and property damaged. Stadium management, football marshalls, Premier Soccer League (PSL) leadership and the South Africa police service (SAPS)…

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Rural safety units would stop the attacks

The DA is alarmed by the six farm attacks which have occurred in the last 72 hours. Attacks on anyone who lives on or visits a farm – have increased once again.  The attacks are carefully planned, and without exception include violence, and frequently torture of the most horrific kinds.  Even children are mercilessly targeted….

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DA lays corruption charges against Supra over R1m Denel bursary for son

Please find attached an English soundbite by the DA Shadow Minister of Public Enterprises, Natasha Mazzone MP. Also attached are pictures here and here.  The DA has today laid criminal charges of fraud and corruption against North West Premier, Supra Mahumapelo, and Denel CEO, Zwelakhe Ntshepe, in terms of Sections 50 and 51 of the Public…

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