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DA Leader in the Legislature Athol Trollip looks forward to seeing exponential growth in support of the Democratic Alliance in the upcoming elections

Trollip’s reinstatement proof that constitutionalism trumps majoritarianism

October 14th, 2014

My reinstatement today and the payment of my salary effectively overturn my suspension of two weeks and a fine of one month’s salary. The statement that I read out today as per the out-of-court settlement is precisely what I offered to do when the Premier first demanded an apology at a legislature sitting on 23 […]

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Red flag up over new legislature catering contractor

October 13th, 2014

THE article “Fraud accused wins tender” (Daily Dispatch, October 7) refers. A red flag must be raised over the Bhisho legislature’s new catering contract with Viwe Vazi’s company, Above and Beyond. Vazi is among the accused who are alleged to have benefited from funds paid by Buffalo City Metro in the Mandela memorial service scandal. […]

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IN THE NEWS

UDM official appeals for Bhisho audit: Daily Dispatch

October 17th, 2014

MPL lifestyles would be scrutinised THE United Democratic Movement (UDM) in the Eastern Cape has called for a lifestyle audit of all Bhisho MPLs. UDM MPL Max Mhlati, who is also chairman of Scopa, told a sitting of the legislature in Burgersdorp such an audit would the best way to root out collusion between political […]

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LATEST PRESS RELEASES

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DA wishes the Matrics all the best with their final exams

October 9th, 2014

The Democratic Alliance would like to wish all the Matrics of 2014 in the Eastern Cape well as they embark on their final exams in a few days. We wish them success and believe that they will represent the Eastern Cape well. There have been numerous demotivating situations that some of these pupils have been […]

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Agreement reached in Trollip’s suspension matter

October 9th, 2014

The respective legal representatives of the Democratic Alliance and the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature have reached an agreement to settle the impasse that has arisen out of the suspension and imposition of a fine of the leader of the opposition in the provincial legislature. Without divulging the contents of the agreement, it has been decided […]

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Red flag must be raised over new legislature catering contractor

October 7th, 2014

A red flag must be raised over the Bhisho legislature’s new catering contract with Viwe Vasi’s company “Above and Beyond”.  Ms Vazi is among the accused who are alleged to have benefitted from funds that had been paid by Buffalo City Metro for Mandela-memorial services. It is astonishing that a service provider can be appointed […]

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