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DA Shadow MEC for Safety, Bobby Stevenson, speaking during the 2015 Taking Legislature to the People event in Nelson Mandela Bay.

The Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature’s voter education campaign, “Let’s get out and vote”, cannot be twisted to be the “Get out and vote for Danny Jordaan”-campaign. (Subs:  reports in The Herald and Daily Dispatch, 26 July 2016).  Imagine the accusations that would have been levelled by the ANC if Athol Trollip was there with the Speaker. There needs to be a clear distinction between party and state.  This event crossed …


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SPEAK OUT


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Below is an extract of a speech delivered by DA Eastern Cape Provincial Leader, Athol Trollip, in Pearston today as part of his provincial campaign road show. Please click here to view a picture. A responsive and caring local government does not allow its towns to wither away.  Change must come. Despite numerous complaints by the DA over the years, including letters to two ANC MECs for Cooperative Governance, the Blue …


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IN THE NEWS


BABYSITTING interventions in ailing Eastern Cape municipalities are not working. This is because some municipalities quickly regress to the bad state they were in before the provincial government intervened, the Bhisho legislature has been told. This was a result of lack of skills transfer to backsliding municipalities, according to a report from the cooperative governance and traditional affairs (Cogta) portfolio committee. The report was adopted by the this week. The …


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Below is an extract of a speech delivered by DA Eastern Cape Provincial Leader, Athol Trollip, in Pearston today as part of his provincial campaign road show. Please click here to view a picture. A responsive and caring local government does not allow its towns to wither away.  Change must come. Despite numerous complaints by the DA over the years, including letters to two ANC MECs for Cooperative Governance, the Blue …


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Below is an extract of a speech delivered by DA Eastern Cape Provincial Leader, Athol Trollip, in Cradock on Tuesday, 11 July as part of his provincial campaign road show. Please click here and here to view pictures. The maintenance of existing infrastructure and infrastructure-led growth is the DA’s alternative to the ANC-led Inxuba Yethemba municipality’s neglect.  Cradock continues to suffer regular raw sewerage spills into the Fish River and residents having …


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Below is an extract of a speech delivered by DA Eastern Cape Provincial Leader Athol Trollip in Sterkspruit on Monday, 11 July as part of his provincial campaign road show.  The frustration of the Sterkspruit community with the lack of ANC government is so bad that they decided to take the fight to the polls with their own party, the Sterkspruit Civic Association (SCA).  In Aliwal North, one of the …


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