“MP Corner” Blog Posts

MP Corner

How well do you know your MPs? MP Corner features blog entries from your favourite MPs who have agreed to "get personal". Find out how they got into politics and what their message is for you.

Enock Muzi Mthethwa

July 8, 2020 (2 days, 11 hours ago)

"There is hope for the country and we can work together to overcome the various challenges. We should celebrate our diversity. I would love to see the 'Zebra' survive and thrive."

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Mr Darren Bergman

July 8, 2020 (2 days, 13 hours ago)

"If we achieve true redress and reconciliation, there is nothing that can stop us as a resilient nation."

Darren

Question 1: What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

I started volunteering in the Democratic Party (DP) Youth, then went on ...

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Alexandra Lilian Amelia Abrahams

July 8, 2020 (2 days, 13 hours ago)

"I choose to believe there is more good than bad in South Africa, and if everyone chooses to run away, who will be left to stay and fight for what’s right and just."

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1. How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

I am ...

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Mr Lulama Maxwell Ntshayisa

July 8, 2020 (2 days, 13 hours ago)

"People should not just fold their arms and keep quiet. The people elected the government and the interest of the people must be prioritised."

Lulama

1. What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

Originally, I used to be a member ...

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Hannah Shameema Winkler

July 3, 2020 (1 week ago)

"What we need is to unite around a common vision of the South Africa we want to build"

Hannah

Question 1: What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

I studied Political Science and Philosophy at university, completing an Honours degree ...

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Robert Alfred Lees

June 29, 2020 (1 week, 4 days ago)

Stop voting for a party that has failed to deliver strong economic growth and causes such hardship for millions of South Africans.

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1. What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

I grew in a liberal family, believing in the ...

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Ashor Nick Sarupen

June 29, 2020 (1 week, 4 days ago)

"There's so much that is right with South Africa. We can fix everything that's wrong with our country."

Ashor Sarupen

Question 1: What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

I started politics in 2006. I joined the DA because ...

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Mr Ghaleb Cachalia

June 23, 2020 (2 weeks, 3 days ago)

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Question 1: What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

I have lived an interesting, varied and enriching life. I grew up in the ghettoes of Vrededorp, Fordsburg and Nugget Street in Johannesburg, South Africa. My parents were full-time political ...

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Mr Cillier Brink

May 25, 2020 (1 month, 2 weeks ago)

"We can become a winning nation if we unleash the creative power of the individual."

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What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

From an early age I had an unusual interest in politics. I think I was drawn to ...

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Chris Hunsinger

May 25, 2020 (1 month, 2 weeks ago)

"We have to develop the solution from amidst us as South Africans and present this plan as a product of the collective “us”"

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What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

My first political stand was at the age of ...

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