Bokamoso | What would the DA do if given the Police Ministry tomorrow?

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  On Sunday, President Zuma attended a SAPS Commemoration Day in honour of the 58 police officers who tragically lost their lives in the line of duty this year. And, from his address, it seems that he has finally woken up to the fact that we have a serious crime problem. Acknowledging that crime in […]

Bokamoso | South Africans have a shared responsibility to overcome racism

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Note: The following remarks are based on a speech delivered by the Leader to students at UCT on 26 August. Over the past week the topic of race has dominated the headlines as allegations over racism at Stellenbosch University were revealed in the Luister documentary. The DA supports the need to investigate these allegations and […]

Bokamoso | SA does not deserve a government capable of Marikana

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  I was only a child in the 1980’s. By the time I reached my teens, South Africa was closing the book on Apartheid and getting ready for a new start as a free, democratic nation. But growing up in Soweto at the height of PW Botha’s State of Emergency, I saw things that I’ll […]

Bokamoso | How to get South Africa working in 5 immediate steps

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On Wednesday, our deputy president stood in the National Assembly and said, with no irony, that “if there is a government that is concerned about jobs in our country, it is the Jacob Zuma government”. He also told us that our economy is heading in the right direction and that we have nothing to worry […]

Bokamoso | We must protect the foundation of our Constitutional Democracy

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On Tuesday this week, I gave notice in the National Assembly (NA) of a motion of impeachment against President Zuma. The events that led to the escape of Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir (Al-Bashir) in June this year represent a clear violation of the President’s oath to “obey, observe, uphold and maintain the Constitution and all […]

Bokamoso | The nuclear deal will turn our energy crisis into a jobs crisis

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Regardless of your personal view on nuclear power, our government’s plan to build up to eight new nuclear reactors is one of the worst decisions it could make for our country’s future. This has nothing to do with the risks involved in atomic energy. It has nothing to do with what happened at Fukushima or […]

Mmusi Maimane Bokamoso: 22 June 2015

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This is Bokamoso, a weekly address from DA Leader Mmusi Maimane. Every week, both a video and written version will be published. Watch last week’s Bokamoso here: https://youtu.be/MSdb5OI4ak4

Mmusi Maimane Bokamoso: 15 June 2015

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This is Bokamoso, a weekly address from DA Leader Mmusi Maimane. Every week, both a video and written version will be published. Watch last week’s Bokamoso here: https://youtu.be/NGNrKb89oQU

Mmusi Maimane Bokamoso: 8 June 2015

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This is Bokamoso, a weekly address from DA Leader Mmusi Maimane. Every week, both a video and written version will be published. Watch last week’s Bokamoso here: https://youtu.be/WU3HsWlxJ9I

Mmusi Maimane Bokamoso: 1 June 2015

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This is Bokamoso, which will replace the weekly SA Today publication. Every week, both a video and written version will be published. Watch last week’s Bokamoso here: https://youtu.be/RbFzCm87XKo