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16 days Matat

Legislature celebrates 16 days of activism

December 11th, 2014

The legislature held was in Matatiele today (Wednesday, 10 December 2014) for the closure of the annual 16 days of activism against acts of violence against women and children.  Fltr are MPLs  Edmund van Vuuren, Nokonwaba Matikinca and Christian Martin.

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Keep up quest to bring readers the truth

November 5th, 2014

CONGRATULATIONS to Bongani Fuzile and deputy political editor Mphumzi Zuzile for winning the print general news award for investigative journalism for your exposure of the Mandela funeral fund scandal (“Probing Dispatch journalists win award’’ (Daily Dispatch, November 3). As a public representative for the DA my colleagues and I are constantly verbally abused by the […]

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IN THE NEWS

DA calls for action on officials in Bhisho sex-for-jobs scandal: The Herald

December 11th, 2014

‘ We have girls who are raped so violently they will never be able to have children AS the country marks the last day of the 16 days of activism of no violence against women and children, Eastern Cape DA Women’s Network (Dawn) chairwoman Celeste Barker called on Local Government MEC Fikile Xasa to act […]

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LATEST PRESS RELEASES

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New DA provincial spokesperson

December 11th, 2014

The DA in the Eastern Cape has appointed a new provincial spokesperson, following my election at our recent congress as provincial chairperson of the party. Our new spokesperson is Thabisa Goniwe Mafanya. For DA-related matters in the province and for comment regarding general issues in the Eastern Cape, she can be contacted on: Cell: 083 220 […]

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Democratic Alliance Women’s Network (DAWN) launches rape victims’ rights DVD

December 10th, 2014

This is an extract of a speech delivered by Celeste Barker, MPL, at the launch of DAWN’s rape victims’ rights DVD in Port Elizabeth today.   Namkelekile! Veral ons DAWN leiers en ons provinsiale DAWN span! Today, Human Rights Day, marks the closure of the international 16 Days of Activism Campaign against Gender Violence in […]

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MEC must ensure effective traffic law enforcement on EC roads during the festive season

December 10th, 2014

The Eastern Cape (EC) Department of Transport has launched a road safety campaign in Aliwal North. The Democratic Alliance urges EC Transport MEC, Weziwe Tikana, to ensure that there is an increase in traffic police presence on the roads this festive season. The South African Road Federation (SARF) has identified the following key factors in […]

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