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One teacher, one classroom-campaign: Promises of filling of vacant posts not fulfilled

February 27th, 2015

The DA marched to the head office of the Eastern Cape Department of Education today to hand over a petition regarding teacher vacancies at schools in the province.   The shortage of teachers in our Eastern Cape schools is a cause for major anxiety and anger amongst teacher, principals, parents and learners of affected schools.  […]

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SPEAK OUT

Eastern Cape Leader and Premier candidate Athol Trollip and DA  National Assembly candidate Nosimo Balindlela in Somerset East on Monday.

Seems councillor delusional about support for ANC

February 23rd, 2015

IN response to ANC councillor Lawrence Troon’s letter entitled “DA taking control of metro next year surely a day dream” (The Herald, February 18), it would seem the only delusional person in this regard is Troon. He refers to the recent appointment of a “much experienced regional task team” to replace the current regional executive […]

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IN THE NEWS

Increased tax burden slated: The Herald

February 26th, 2015

OPPOSITION parties have lashed out at the government for hiking income tax, saying it should rather cut the bloated administration and effect strict cost-containment measures. In his budget speech yesterday, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene dealt a blow to high-income earners with significant increases in income tax. COPE president Mosiuoa Lekota said the party was against […]

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Condolences to family of radio DJ Saba Mbixane

February 27th, 2015

On behalf of the Democratic Alliance I want to express my deepest sympathy with the family of Umhlobo Wenene fm presenter Saba Mbixane, who passed away yesterday after 17 days in hospital. ‘DJ Ntozabantwana’ was a true friend/Umhlobo Wenene to his listeners and he will be sorely missed on the airwaves. We trust that the […]

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ANC blocks DA motion on proposed demarcation of EC municipalities

February 26th, 2015

The ANC in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on Tuesday (Subs:  24 Feb) ran scared to call the Minister of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Pravin Gordhan, to account for the gerrymandering of municipal boundaries for political gain in his current section 26 notices to amalgamate ten Eastern Cape municipalities into four larger municipalities […]

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BCM Ward 31 by-election: T-shirts from the Mandela funeral fraud scam used to secure ANC victory

February 26th, 2015

A by-election was held in Ward 31 of the Buffalo City Metro yesterday (subs:  Wed, 25 Feb 2015). The ANC has once again shown that there is no limit to how low they will go to win elections.  Even if it means dishing out T-shirts and dishonouring Nelson Mandela’s legacy Last night’s results from the […]

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