The construction of a statue for President Jacob Zuma remains mind-boggling for most, and few are more perturbed by it than the Democratic Alliance’s Joe McGluwa.
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille delivered her State of the Province Address on Friday. In it she addressed measures the province was implementing to handle the water crisis.
The Helen Suzman Foundation has laid the blame of the chaos experienced at SONA 2017 squarely on the shoulders of the ANC.
President Jacob Zuma’s state of the nation address was debated in Parliament on Tuesday, and opposition parties came out swinging. The EFF and Cope, however, decided to give the proceedings a miss.
Leader of the DA in the North West, Joe McGluwa, has called on North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo to stop the building of the statue, estimated to cost R6 million.
Many to the left of South African politics have heard this rhetoric before, and expectations are not high.
While the national Department of Trade and Industry has signalled some intent to address the crisis, Mchunu is not sold on government plans to help the industry weather this storm.
Former public protector Thuli Madonsela has agreed to pay for the damage to her state car, as well as rental costs.
The failure of the officers to exercise any discipline over the house led to chaos that lasted for an hour, as well as vandalism and the hurling about of hard hats and water bottles.
They singled out the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and accused them of turning the SONA into a spectacle.