Airport lease debacle

airport debacle

The DA’s Chief Whip, Dean Macpherson has expressed disappointment at the eThekwini Municipality for dragging its heels in finalising medium term leases with operators at Virginia Airport. It has emerged that despite assurances from the Council that the future of the airport was secure for the next 10 years the lease has still not been […]

Textbook crisis

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Only voters can bring accountability to education. The textbook crisis in Limpopo is the tip of an iceberg of chaos in our country’s education system. Inevitably, the spectacle of textbooks being shredded and burnt (while pupils remain without learning resources in one of the worst-performing provinces) has elicited calls for Education Minister Angie Motshekga’s resignation.

Wage subsidy call

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  11th June 2012 “I have come to Pietermatizburg today to call on the Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Dr Zweli Mkhize, to put politics aside, and join hands with the Democratic Alliance (DA) on the most important issue of our time: youth unemployment,” announced Lindiwe Mazibuko, MP, Parliamentary Leader of the DA  at the handing over of  a memorandum […]

Premiers urged to follow Mkhize’s example on youth wage subsidy


Today, Mr Cyril Xaba, the Finance and Economic Development Chairperson at the KZN Legislature, signed – on behalf of Premier Zweli Mkhize – a DA memorandum calling on the KZN provincial government to support the Youth Wage Subsidy.

Lindiwe Mazibuko leads youth wage march

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  Hundreds of DA supporters took to the streets of Pietermaritzburg on Monday, 11 June 2012 where DA Parliamentary Leader Lindiwe Mazibuko MP, DA KZN Youth Leader, Bongumusa Soil Nhlabathi, DA Federal Youth Chairperson, Mbali Ntuli and DA Provincial Leader Sizwe W. Mchunu lead a march to the office of KZN Premier, Dr Zweli Mkhize.