PPEs unpaid after 120 days

by Fawzia Rhoda, MPL – DA Northern Cape Provincial Spokesperson for Finance Date: 10 November 2020Release: Immediate Note to Editors: Please find attached soundbites in English & Afrikaans from Fawzia Rhoda, MPL. In the two months since the Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Northern Cape launched a campaign to shine the spotlight on the non-payment of SMMEs by government, we have continued to be inundated by…

‘Super Wednesday’ by-elections: It’s time for the Northern Cape to turn the corner

by Andrew Louw, MPL – DA Northern Cape Provincial Leader   Date: 10 November 2020 Release: Immediate   Tomorrow, the Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Northern Cape is contesting 17 by-elections across the province, in five different municipalities.The backlog of such a big quantity of by-elections in the province on a single day, caused by the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown,…

Mabuza and Ramaphosa must visit Sol Plaatje

by Delmaine Christians MP – DA Member of the NCOP   Error! Filename not specified. Date: 09 November 2020 Release: Immediate   Note to Editors: Please find attached soundbites in English & Afrikaans from Delmaine Christians, MP. See pics here, here, here and here. The Democratic Alliance (DA) will hold deputy president David Mabuza to his word, in respect of his promise to visit Kimberley to get to the root…

Nababeep engulfed in despair, in need of hope

by Steve Ruiter, Cllr – Councillor, Nama-Khoi Municipality   Date: 06 November 2020 Release: Immediate   The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Northern Cape (NC) is deeply disturbed by the string of tragedies that have rocked the small and forgotten town of Nababeep and we are calling on the Departments of Health, Social Development and Education to urgently intervene.In…

Potholes shouldn’t claim lives

by Harold McGluwa, MPL – DA Northern Cape Provincial Chairperson & Chief Whip of the Provincial Caucus   Date: 05 November 2020 Release: Immediate   The Democratic Alliance (DA) is calling on the MEC of Roads and Public Works, Fufe Makatong, to urgently convene with municipalities across the Northern Cape to better address the poor state of municipal and…