DA-led Cape Town will oppose the ANC’s forced sale of private security companies

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Please find attached soundbites in English and Afrikaans by Geordin Hill-Lewis. Last week, South Africans found out that President Cyril Ramaphosa had...

Revealed: Six more dodgy projects by Lesseyton contractor

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). You can download soundbites in English and Afrikaans from Vicky Knoetze, MPL. The R15 million Lesseyton sports field in the Enoch Mgijima...

Welcome to Cape Town, Mr President, the best-run city in South Africa

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Today the leader of the party that runs every single broken, collapsing, corrupt, chaotic town and city in South Africa came...

DA asks court to declare SU language discrimination unconstitutional

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Please find attached English and Afrikaans soundbites by Dr Leon Schreiber MP. The DA today filed legal papers in the Western Cape...

Shockingly bad service at Home Affairs as queues begin at 2am

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The long queue at Mitchells Plain Home Affairs office had already started forming...

Compensation Fund must account to Parliament on new regulations

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Please find an attached soundbite by Dr Michael Cardo MP The DA has written to the chair of the Portfolio Committee on Employment...

Equipment worth more than R6 million stolen from technical school in Gqeberha

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Learners from Ithembelihle Technical School in Gqeberha picketed outside the provincial education department’s...

Only the DA can rebuild JB Marks

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The following speech was delivered this afternoon by the DA Federal Leader John Steenhuisen in Potchefstroom in the North West Province.  Pictures...

Pregnant women queue all night outside abortion clinic

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Women waiting for an abortion queue all night outside Mthatha Gateway Clinic. Photo:...

Geordin Hill-Lewis pledges to clean up Cape Town’s public spaces, streets and waterways

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Please find attached English and Afrikaans soundbites. Pictures can be downloaded here, here and here.  The Democratic Alliance (DA) is proud to...

Elections 2021: This municipality is an exception in Gauteng

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Mpho Sekhoto, his two-year-old sister Nyakalo Sekhoto, and his grandmother Ntsami Tsotetsi outside...

DA vra hof om US taaldiskriminasie ongrondwetlik te verklaar

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Vind asseblief aangeheg ’n klankgreep van Dr Leon Schreiber LP. Die Demokratiese Alliansie (DA) het vandag hofstukke ingedien by die Kaapse Hooggeregshof...

Undocumented people can now get Covid vaccines – in some areas

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Staff nurse Dinah Boltman gives the Johnson and Johnson vaccine to Ashley Charles...

Massive database of killings by police made public

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). On average, police in South Africa kill someone every day. Viewfinder has now...

Mthatha families buy their own transformers to electrify their homes

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Fed-up with waiting for King Sabata Dalindyebo Local Municipality, desperate families in Joe...

Labour Minister promises “mobile office” to rural Limpopo villages

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi greets UIF applicants queuing outside the Thohoyandou Labour office...

The DA is your best protection against the failing ANC

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). News24’s recently released Out of Order Index finds that the top 5 best-run municipalities in South Africa are all run by...

Refugee dies waiting for dream to leave South Africa to come true

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Aline Mauwa in the Lindela Repatriation Centre in Krugersdorp. Photo supplied Over 100 refugees...

Magistrate courts in disarray because of broken IT system

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Photo: Santeri Viinamäki via Wikipedia (CC BY SA 4.0) A broken IT system has...

African leadership can help realise continental potential

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). President Cyril Ramaphosa says Africa is in need of “strong democracies, accountable institutions, capable leaders, peace and stability” if...

Covid-19: Is it time to allow home-testing?

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Covid-19 rapid antigen test. Photo: Wikipedia user dronepicr (CC BY 2.0) Is South Africa...

2nd Transnet force majeure: Time Minister Gordhan came out of hiding

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Please find attached soundbite by Ghaleb Cachalia MP. The DA calls on the Minister of Public Enterprises, Pravin Gordhan, to...

Extended Home Affairs hours will mean nothing if long queues and offline systems aren’t addressed

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). While the DA has taken note of the long-overdue extension of Home Affairs office hours from 8:00 to 17:30, we do...

Nelson Mandela Bay says it will not provide services to new land occupations

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is installing electricity in Area 11 in Gunguluza,...