James, Wilmot Godfrey

He was born in Paarl.  In 2009 James became a Member of Parliament with the Democratic Alliance, South Africa's opposition party.  He was appointed Shadow Minister of Higher Education, and later moved to the Basic Education portfolio. In 2010 he was elected federal chairperson of the party unopposed, a post he held for five years.… Continue reading James, Wilmot Godfrey

Tshwane – Pretoria – DA

  Cooperative Governance MEC Lebogang Maile said his department would place the City under administration last week after the ouster of mayor Stevens Mokgalapa.   The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Tshwane says the Gauteng government's plan to put the city under administration is illegal.   * Cooperative Governance MEC Lebogang Maile said his department would place the City… Continue reading Tshwane – Pretoria – DA

“unconstitutional” rights of prisoners – Breytenbach (DA)

It was reported previously that Ramaphosa's suggested that prisoners should be made to do hard labour, while Breytenbach of the DA is of the opinion that it is both unconstitutional and populist.   Ramaphosa is reported to have told mourners at the funeral of Precious Ramabsulana that “government would work to change the justice system to… Continue reading “unconstitutional” rights of prisoners – Breytenbach (DA)

DA en hul leiers – DA leaders

Waar enige politieke party van leier(s) in Suid-Afrika verander, beteken nie daar is enige beleidsveranderinge nie.   Enige politieke party vandag in parlement is onderhewig en onderdanig aan die ANC se 1996 grondwet en die voortvloeiende wetgewings waaraan voldoen moet word.  Dit word op alle vlakke van regering uitgevoer en dit geld vir provinsies en munisipaliteite. … Continue reading DA en hul leiers – DA leaders

Democratic Alliance (DA) – October 2019

Is this a musical game playing or is the DA in a serious crisis and  will it take time to recover from this politically and regain lost ground.    The Democratic Alliance (DA) has 89/400 seats in Parliament.   They are the official opposition to the governing party nationally.    There are 13/54 seats in the… Continue reading Democratic Alliance (DA) – October 2019

DA – Mmusi Maimane, Athol Trollip resigned – Zille – video clips 23 October 2019

Die demokrate is liberaal, hul leuse is "een nasie een toekoms" maar na 25 jaar is dit "een reënboognasie platgeval, bloedneus met geen toekoms, met radikalisme, brandstigting, moorde en geen ekonomie".     Een nasie droom - Nes die van die ANC en EFF:  Daar is sedert 1994 duisende grondeise wat geregistreerde en aparte CPA's gevorm… Continue reading DA – Mmusi Maimane, Athol Trollip resigned – Zille – video clips 23 October 2019

DA – Herman Mashaba “resignation”

  Herman Mashaba resigned as Johannesburg mayor effective on 27 November 2019, following the election of Helen Zille as the DA's new federal council chair.        He further explained that the election of Helen Zille is a victory for people who stand diametrically against his own belief systems.   What party is the DA… Continue reading DA – Herman Mashaba “resignation”