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Ramaphosa fiddles while North West and Eastern Cape burn

The Democratic Alliance once again appeals to ANC President, Cyril Ramaphosa, to listen to the people’s call for North West Premier, Supra Mahumapelo, and Eastern Cape, Phumulo Masualle to be removed. Residents of Keiskammahoek and Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape, and Mafikeng, Vryburg and Taung in the North West have taken to the streets to…

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Shutdown of Tsepong Hospital endangers the lives of the sick and vulnerable

The DA notes reports that NEHAWU protesters have shut down Tshepong Hospital in Klerksdorp, North West. While the DA supports workers’ right to down tools and protest for better working conditions, they cannot do so at the expense of patients’ lives. Yesterday, the DA conducted an oversight inspection at the Tshepong Hospital and the hospital…

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Minister must prevent a repeat of the Esidimeni tragedy in North West

The DA will write to the Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, to urgently request that he ensure proper staffing and resources at the Klerksdorp/Tshepong Hospital Complex in Klerksdorp. During our oversight inspection, we were shocked when doctors asked us for urgent help on the eve of a planned strike by NEHAWU which would see…

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People of the North West far from free under the ANC and Supra

Note the following debate speech was delivered by Joe McGluwa, MPL, DA North West Leader today, Tuesday 24 April 2018 in the Provincial Legislature. On 27 April 1994 a whole nation was bright-eyed, optimistically awaiting the dawn of the Rainbow Nation. We were a nation ready for change and new beginnings. We were looking towards…

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#SupraMustGo: Protests spread while Ramaphosa protects Zuma’s protégé

With protests spreading to Taung and Vryburg, the Democratic Alliance (DA) again calls upon ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa to act in the interest of all communities and remove Premier Supra Mahumapelo. The fact that Mahumapelo remains in office signals that Ramaphosa’s cancellation of business and the United Kingdom was nothing more than a PR stunt….

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