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The ACDP in the News (Online Sources only)

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March

07/03/2017 - ACDP in support of SABC Report and encourages similar Ad hoc Committees looking at Eskom and other parastatals

07/03/2017 - ACDP leader says government should investigate reasons and excuses used to justify attacks on foreign nationals

January

03/01/2012 – The New Age: The class act of 2012

 

December

19/12/2012 – Politics Web: Zuma’s re-election good and bad news for SA – Kenneth Meshoe

09/12/2012 – EWN: Zuma wishes Madiba good health

09/12/2012 – News24: ACDP says Men must change attitudes about women

09/12/2012 – Timeslive: Men must protect women against violence – ACDP

07/12/2012 – Financial Mail: Cash Flush, Publicity Shy

06/12/2012 – The Star: Parties critical of ANC governance

06/12/2012 – Citizen: Light karate coach sentence slammed

 

November

29/11/2012 – Business Day: Sisulu insists motion of no confidence debate, vote not urgent

29/11/2012 – The New Age: Walkouts over Block

28/11/2012 – News24: Parties in walk out over municipal pay

28/11/2012 – Business Day: MPs criticize ‘unsubstantiated claims’ against Madonsela

25/11/2012 – IOL/Sunday Tribune: Dhlomo exposed

23/11/2012 – Bush Radio News: ACDP sends condolences to family of Nkululeko

23/11/2012 – NewsPod Media: Hamas tactics maximizing civilian casualties to gain sympathy – ACDP

23/11/2012 – The New Age: Schools need better discipline – ACDP

22/11/2012 – IOL: Schools need better discipline – ACDP

22/11/2012 – The Citizen: Schools need better discipline – ACDP

22/11/2012 – News24: Bully murder case on hold

20/11/2012 – The Citizen: No confidence row goes to court

12/11/2012 – The Citizen: No Confidence, No Conscience

10/11/2012 – IOL: No dagga for us Christians, says ACDP

09/11/2012 – Mail & Guardian: Vote of No Confidence in Zuma

09/11/2012 – The Star: Secret Vote wanted in bid to oust Zuma

09/11/2012 – ECR: No confidence vote explained

09/11/2012 – Business Day: Money is root of political concord

09/11/2012 – BusinessDay: Opposition MPs unite in historic bid to axe Zuma

09/11/2012 – ECR: No confidence vote will force debate

08/11/2012 – Daily Mail: November by-elections: heavy cloud, but no rain

08/11/2012 – EWN: Motion of no confidence in Zuma

 

October

 

29/10/2012 – The Citizen: Chief Whip should ‘be exemplary’

29/10/2012 – The Star: Tardy ANC MPs under whip

28/10/2012 – Sunday Independant: Court review will not delay e-tolling, Treasury insists

28/10/2012 – IOL: Zulu King needs more money

28/10/2012 – PoliticsWeb: Mathole Motshekga misses deadline for interest declaration

26/10/2012 – BizComm: MP’s welcome Gordhan’s measures to contain debt

26/10/2012 – BusinessDay: Gordhan to crack whip on soaring state costs

25/10/2012 – The Citizen: Parties welcome govt spending cap

24/10/2012 – The Star: Royal Staff spending freely

24/10/2012 – TimesLive: King’s Vault Plundered

24/10/2012 – News24: Staff fleecing KZN royal household

24/10/2012 – IOL: Zulu King’s grocery bill rip off

16/10/2012 – The New Age: Respect for life has been lost – ACDP

16/10/2012 – News24: Respect for life has been lost – Meshoe

16/10/2012 – IOL: Respect for life is lost – ACDP

12/10/2012 – Bush Radio: ACDP raises concerns about distribution of condoms

09/10/2012 – Bush Radio: ACDP addresses job shortages in South Africa

01/10/2012 – IOL: Zille Foresees superparty

 

September

30/09/2012 – News24: ANC: Where loyalty lies

30/09/2012 – Sunday Times: Mixed Response to Zille’s one-party proposal

29/09/2012 – News24: Striking drivers not behind violence union

29/09/2012 – iafrica: SAWATU points fingers at ‘thugs’

28/09/2012 – News24: Opposition Parties Unite against Corruption

28/09/2012 – Times Live: Opposition Parties set up a coalition against corruption

24/09/2012 – SABC: Speak your language with pride (Heritage Day)

23/09/2012 – Sunday Tribune: KZN is the murder capital of the nation

23/09/2012 – IOL: King’s good life raises ire

21/09/2012 – Citizen: Green Light for Gauteng e-tolls

20/09/2012 – IOL: Rape still unacceptably high: ACDP

20/09/2012 – Daily Dispatch: Six E.C. Hospitals condemned

20/09/2012 – iafrica: Kabul blast a waste of life

19/09/2012 – iafrica: Cosatu condemns Kabul attack

19/09/2012 – iafrica: Fracking concerns opposition

18/09/2012 – The New Age: Opposition united against Hawks bill

17/09/2012 – SABC: Women are still not free in South Africa

17/09/2012 – The New Age: Army ‘suprise for opposition

17/09/2012 – The Times: SCOPA under fire over scholar transport report

17/09/2012 – The New Age: Army ‘suprise for opposition

13/09/2012 – Business Day: ‘Layers of Appeal’ harm SA competition law

06/09/2012 – Business Day: ‘Draconian Powers’ for ratings agency law

03/09/2012 – IOL: Police/courts slated for not protecting woman

03/09/2012 – IOL: ANC wants school rates bills canned

31/09/2012 – Sowetan: ACDP Women’s league marches against abuse

 

August

30/08/2012 – PoliticsWeb: Secrecy Bill amendments address key concerns

28/08/2012 – News24: Govts bid to ban smacking draws fire

24/08/2012 – SABC News: Cape Flats gang violence strategy in the spotlight

23/08/2012 – SABC: Does Ebrahim’s statement on Israel reflect his own agenda

23/08/2012 – JTA: ACDP will fight South African decision on West Bank labeling

22/08/2012 – Pretoria News: Abortions up 31% from 2010

22/08/2012 – Business Day: Marikana accusations fly in Parliament

22/08/2012 – Business day: MP’s chide police for their handling of Gang violence

22/08/2012 – JP: Africans for Israel: A breath of Fresh Air

22/08/2012 – Times Live: Cops quizzed over gang violence

22/08/2012 – EWN: Backstreet abortions still happening

21/08/2012 – Beeld: SA aborsies styg

21/08/2012 – Beeld: Lont vir verdeereonrus bly brand

21/08/2012 – iAfrica.com: Lonmin Miners on Hilltop again

21/08/2012 – Citizen: Miners return to Hilltop

21/08/2012 – News24: 31% hike in abortions in 2011 health dept.

21/08/2012 – EWN: Abortion stats spike in SA

21/08/2012 – Times Live: Over 77 thousand abortions in SA in 2011

21/08/2012 – EWN: SAPS has the capacity to fight gangsterism

21/08/2012 – The Star: Malema to charge police with Lonmin murders

20/08/2012 – Fin24: Amcu – We are not safe

20/08/2012 – Opposition party group off to Marikana

17/08/2012 – Times Live: Lonmin killings senseless Nehawu

17/08/2012 – SABC: ‘Women are still not free in South Africa’

17/08/2012 – iafrica.com: Govt dumps Youth Wage Subsidy

09/08/2012 – Citizen: Official’s Credit in question

08/08/2012 – SABC News: Govt.to introduce gender equality law

03/08/2012 – The Witness: Bigger Budgets promised

02/08/2012 – Gateway News: ACDP outraged by forced conversions in Gaza Strip

01/08/2012 – Iol: ANC approves reports without consultation

 

July

31/07/2012 – SAPress Online: Daily Dispatch – By elections set for provinces

30/07/2012 – Business Report: Lack of clarity stifling growth: ACDP

30/07/2012 – IOL news: Was bail paid with State funds?

28/07/2012 – News24: ANC, land nationalization policy slammed by ACDP

28/07/2012 – M&G: ACDP- ANC’s lack of clarity is stifling economic growth

26/07/2012 – SAPress Online: Cape Times – Objections as council seeks R2bn loan

23/07/2012 – Isolezwe: Imibuzo ngebheyili kaMabuyakhulu

22/07/2012 – SA Press Online: Sunday Tribune – Was bail paid with state funds?

20/07/2012 – SAPress online: NG Kerk vra twee vakansiedae

18/07/2012 – IOL: ACDP agrees with Chikane

18/07/2012 – iafrica.com, News: ACDP attacks SA’s leaders

18/07/2012 – Volksblad: Mandela het gang van geskiedenis verander

17/07/2012 – Mercury: How our AU boss got the job

17/07/2012 – Pretoria News: Parties hail Dlamini-Zuma’s election to top job at AU

17/07/2012 – Cape Times: Praise as Dlamini-Zuma gets top AU job

17/07/2012 – Business Day: New AU chairwoman needs to heal rifts

17/07/2012 – The New Age: Mdluli in trouble again

17/07/2012 – Die Burger: Zuma soek nou ‘n nuwe minister

16/07/2012 – IOL news: Dlamini-Zuma’s AU post welcomed

16/07/2012 – SABC: Congratulations heaped on Dlamini-Zuma

15/07/2012 – Capital Equipment News: Vacuous Vacations

12/07/2012 – George Herald: COPE gelukking in koalisie

06/07/2012 – M&G: Cracks in the Rainbow made visible at summit

03/07/2012 – EJP: 2,000 pro-Israel supporters demonstrate in South Africa

03/07/2012 – News24: Team to check on Limpopo textbooks

02/07/2012 – iafrica.com, News: ‘Made in Isreal’ war of words

 

June

30/06/2012 – Polity: Questions to Motlanthe, DP of SA at the national assembly

29/06/2012 – News24: Pro-Israeli protest at Parliament

28/06/2012 – SABC: ACDP, IFP march against labeling of Palestinian goods

28/06/2012 – Isolezwe: Angase abhekane namacala osule kwiNgonyama trust

27/06/2012 – The Mercury: Ex CEO not off hook says trust

25/06/2012 – The Mercury: Royal Household way over budget again

12/06/2012 – Polity: ACDP – statement on release from duties: Bheki Cele

12/06/2012 – News 24: Cele latest high profile lease saga victim

 

May

28/05/2012 – Polity: ACDP’s Steve Swart on the suspension of Mdluli

28/05/2012 – Isolezwe: Izikhulu zikhiphe incwadi emisa uMdluli emsebenzini

22/05/2012 – Polity: ACDP’s Dudley calling for changes to labour laws and regulations

21/05/2012 – iafrica.com, News: Opposition slams e-toll appeal

18/05/2012 – Polity: ACDP, Dudley on the Department of Energy’s budget vote

17/05/2012 – SABC: IFP E-Toll appeal plans condemned

17/05/2012 – Polity: ACDP statement by S Swart on govts decision to appeal e-toll ruling

17/05/2012 – Fin24: E-toll appeal plans condemned

15/05/2012 – SABC: MPs discuss state of SAPS and Sport budget

13/05/2012 – News24: Sexual offenses act flaws a blow

13/05/2012 – Polity: ACDP calls for urgent Parli briefing on Sexual offenses act

09/05/2012 – Looklocal: ACDP blames porn for rape increases

 

April

30/04/2012 – SABC: Tributes pour in for Shiceka

27/04/2012 – SABC: ACDP welcomes postponement of e-tolls

27/04/2012 – Fin24: ACDP welcomes e-tolls postponement

10/04/2012 – iafrica.com, News: Church slammed for aiding JuJu

 

March

31/03/2012 – M&G: ACDP- Corruption is costing the country R30bn annually

31/03/2012 – News24: Billions lost to corrupt state ACDP

31/03/2012 – SABC: Billions Lost to Corrupt state

19/03/2012 – News24: More support for Mogoeng

19/03/2012 – iafrica.com, News: ACDP stands up for Mogoeng

19/03/2012 – News24: More support for Mogoeng

19/03/2012 – M&G: ACDP comes out fighting for Mogoeng

07/03/2012 – SABC: Is Israel an apartheid state

 

Febuary

15/02/2012 – SABC: Political parties welcome Zumas infrastructure plans

03/02/2012 – SABC: ACDP press statement

 

January

06/01/2012 – SABC: Opposition parties wish ANC well ahead of Mangaung

 

*Note: List of News items prior to 2012 not yet complete

 

2011

21/12/2011 – News24: Zuma’s Comments perfectly sound – ANC

15/12/2011 – M&G: Pre-election spending in KZN draws ire

18/11/2011 – News24: MPs vote against IFPs info bill changes

17/11/2011 – News24: IFP’s info bill changes rejected

10/11/2011 – News24: Opposition parties laud Malema suspension

12/10/2011 – IOL: Thieving officials keep jobs

27/09/2011 – News24: Opposition cries foul over info bill move

16/09/2011 – News24: Info bill unsafe for democracy – Sanef

16/09/2011 – Looklocal: ACDP concerned about rape

13/09/2011 – News24: Journey goes on for Daily Sun

08/09/2011 – News24: Parties welcome reduced crime figures

05/09/2011 – News24: Contentious info bill step closer to becoming law

05/09/2011 – News24: ACDP welcomes apparent JSC decision

05/09/2011 – iafrica.com, News: ACDP welcomes Mogoeng

02/09/2011 – SABC: ANC prevails as committee finalizes Info Bill

02/09/2011 – News24: Info – bill final version adopted

02/09/2011 – News24: Info bill court challenge expected

22/08/2011 – News24: ANC narrows definition scope of info bill

29/07/2011 – News24: MPs mull small concessions to media on info bill

29/06/2011 – News24: SA education facing serious challenges

27/05/2011 – News24: ACDP calls for wind, solar investment

21/06/2011 – SABC: ACDP opposes nationalisation of mines

19/05/2011 – News24: Smaller parties remain optimistic

06/05/2011 – News24: Silence on xenophobia is a sin -ACDP

06/05/2011 – M&G: Cash strapped ACDP down, but not out

06/05/2011 – News24: Minister Cwele urged to quit

24/04/2011 – iol: Killers walk free

11/04/2011 – News24: Wasteful spending Sack ministers

06/04/2011 – SABC: ACDP leader supports Vavi’s statement on ANC

05/04/2011 – SABC: ACDP will change face of municipalities: Meshoe

26/03/2011 – SABC: ACDP Manifesto Launched

16/02/2011 – News24: Meshoe – Repent for blasphemy Zuma

07/02/2011 – News24: Outrage at Zuma’s promise of heaven

05/02/2011 – News24: Vote for opposition is hell, says Zuma

20/01/2011 – M&G: ACDP’s Meshoe weighs in on Cote d’Ivoire stalemate

20/01/2011 – News24: Gbagbo lawful president of I-Coast – ACDP

 

2010

12/11/2010 – News24: ACDP – Disease risk to water supply

12/11/2010 – News24: MPs battle to harmonise information laws

01/11/2010 – News24: Mixed reaction to Cabinet reshuffle

17/09/2010 – News24: Mbeki could have been shot – ACDP

21/07/2010 – News24: Xenophobic attacks will go on – ACDP

07/07/2010 – News24: ACDP welcomes education changes

18/03/2010 – News24: ACDP – Zuma needs sex addict help

15/02/2010 – News24: Speak on Eskom ANC link – ACDP

19/01/2010 – News24: Parly evening opening costly

 

2009

15/12/2009 – iafrica.com, News: Calls for 10111 revamp

15/12/2009 – News24: Decentralise 10111

05/07/2009 – iafrica.com, News: Make Hospitals work

11/06/2009 – iafrica.com, News: ACDP dumps DA

11/06/2009 – M&G: ACDP withdraws from Cape Town coalition

27/05/2009 – M&G: ACDP- Legalising sex work will legitimize crime

20/04/2009 – Polity: 2009 General Elections worst yet (Dirty Politics) ACDP

18/04/2009 – iafrica.com, News: Minority Parties

01/04/2009 – M&G: “I’m Voting ACDP”

04/03/2009 – Polity: ACDP proposes tax incentives to boost skills dev

04/03/2009 – Engineering news: ACDP proposes tax incentives to boost skills

15/02/2009 – News24: SA has Bantu Education – ACDP

12/01/2009 – iafrica.com, News: ACDP joins Zuma calls

 

2008

24/11/2008 – M&G: From a christian point of view

26/09/2008 – iafrica.com, News: ACDP speaks on new cabinet

17/09/2008 – iafrica.com, News: Reinstate Pikoli – ACDP

03/04/2008 – M&G: ACDP- Govt has failed Free State Farmers

18/02/2008 – M&G: ACDP- Public must attend Scorpions briefing

 

2007

14/12/2007 – M&G: ACDP- Pikoli probe takes heat off Selebi

 

2006

25/10/2006 – ACDP calls for probe into Flying Squad

31/07/2006 – M&G: Charges against ACDP Free State chair dropped

30/05/2006 – M&G: ACDP- Drunken cop pulled a firearm on our councillor

04/03/2006 – M&G: ACDP calls for multiparty democracy in the Cape

26/02/2006 – M&G: Meshoe- We must make sure the ACDP delivers

22/02/2006 – M&G: ACDP to challenge Cape election barring in court

30/01/2006 – M&G: ACDP vows to take poll dispute to the courts

28/01/2006 – iafrica.com, News: ACDP set to fight Cape poll

 

2005

22/09/2005 – M&G: ACDP slams heritage day activities as idolatry

 

2004

11/05/2004 – M&G: AZAPO ACDP battle in court over assembly seat

11/05/2004 – iafrica.com, News: ACDP hopes to get 7th seat

22/04/2004 – M&G: ACDP switches support in KwaZulu-Natal

24/02/2004 – M&G: DA, ACDP object to arms deal report

08/02/2004 – M&G: ACDP lashes out at Buthulezi

11/03/2004 – M&G: ACDP ‘missing the point’ of DA ads

 





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