NEWS FLASH

Bobby with John Moodey DA leader in Gauteng at National Conference of State Legislatures in Minneapolis.

Conference of State Legislatures

August 20th, 2014

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6Botha

Build houses properly

August 18th, 2014

THE article “Government to fix up defective homes” (Daily Dispatch, August 12) refers. The ambitious target to rectify 2 721 defective houses in the Eastern Cape for the pre- and post-1994 period is noble but this is political canvassing with empty promises, leaving the department unable to reach their targets. In reply to a legislature […]

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IN THE NEWS

Celeste Barker

Illegal Cuban doctor scandal: Weekend Post

August 18th, 2014

Psychiatrist found to be ‘incompetent’ allowed to treat patients because Eastern Cape Health Department ‘does not take orders from secretaries’ A CUBAN doctor whose medical licence was withdrawn by the Health Professions Council after she was found to be “incompetent” was allowed to treat patients in Nelson Mandela Bay for at least another two weeks. […]

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LATEST PRESS RELEASES

4Edmund

Alleged Pankie Sizani ghost teacher posts an example of how little ANC cares for education

August 19th, 2014

The DA will be watching the outcome of the court case against Pankie Sizani for allegedly creating ghost teacher posts. If convicted, no mercy must be shown to her or her high-raking husband, Stone Sizani, who is a former education MEC and who currently serves as chief whip of the ANC in parliament. This case, […]

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DA leader in the Eastern Cape, Athol Trollip.

DA victorious in two out of three contested wards

August 14th, 2014

We are delighted with our overwhelming, landslide victories in Ward 10 in the Northern Areas of Port Elizabeth and Ward 10 in Ndlambe Municipality. We are disappointed that we narrowly lost the closely contested Ward 40 by-election by 79 votes in Nelson Mandela Bay. The by-elections were held as a result of spectacular DA growth […]

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Edmund van Vuuren

DA calls on teachers to apply for vacant posts after R200 million funding boost

August 12th, 2014

The DA is requesting teachers and principals to become proactively involved in assisting the Eastern Cape Department of Education in filling vacant posts in the province. We have started a campaign to encourage teachers to avail themselves for vacant positions. I have been informed that the department has been allocated an additional R200 million from […]

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