“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.

Mr George Michalakis

May 25, 2020 (1 month, 2 weeks ago)

"We have a brilliant future ahead of us if we choose to make it a reality; if we embrace each other, work hard for it and demand nothing but the best from those who are chosen to lead our country."

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Ockert Stefanus Terblanche

May 5, 2020 (2 months ago)

"Dear South Africans, let’s work hard to build one South Africa for all!"

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

I moved down to Mossel Bay after I left the SA Police Service at the end of August ...

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Ms Nomsa Innocencia Tarabella Marchesi

Jan. 21, 2020 (5 months, 2 weeks ago)

"My message is South Africans need not despair because of the many challenges we face. Citizens should get involved, question representatives and demand feedback and, most importantly, be active at the polls and vote with their heads."

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Mr Haniff Hoosen

Jan. 16, 2020 (5 months, 3 weeks ago)

"South Africans by nature have a very high tolerance for corruption and poor governance. The day that this changes is the day that we will start building a more prosperous future for our children."

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Mr Dennis Richard Ryder

Jan. 15, 2020 (5 months, 3 weeks ago)

"We have a fantastic country that is worth fighting for. I think people tend to despair with the decline that is happening in our country, but my message is to keep fighting. We can fix South Africa!"

What is your political background?

I was the Mini-Mayor of Bedfordview in 1983 ...

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Mr Dion George

Nov. 21, 2019 (7 months, 3 weeks ago)

I am passionate about building a non-racial South Africa where everyone can become everything that they are capable of becoming.

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I joined the DA in 1995. I was a community activist in ...

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Mr Leon Schreiber

Nov. 7, 2019 (8 months ago)

"The Democratic Alliance is the only party that is fighting to build a capable state that provides fair opportunities in an economy where every citizen can prosper."

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

I obtained Bachelor's, BA ...

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Mervyn Alexander Dirks (ANC)

Oct. 29, 2019 (8 months, 2 weeks ago)

"Don't lose hope. South Africa is a Great country and things will improve for the better."

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My political awareness dates back to the late '70s growing up in the then Transkei ...

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Ms Samantha Jane Graham (DA)

Oct. 23, 2019 (8 months, 3 weeks ago)

"When we unite around our diversity and celebrate our uniqueness, then we will be able to achieve anything as a country. We need to stop allowing individuals and organisations to divide us. We have far more in common than we think. Let’s focus on our strengths. We are worth ...

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Sahlulele Luzipo (ANC)

Oct. 16, 2019 (8 months, 4 weeks ago)

"I'm a product of the struggles of the toiling masses of our people. I was nominated by branches of the ANC to be on the National list to parliament"

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