Get To Know MP Vuyo Zungula

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

Upon seeing the ailing state of politics in the country, where politicians started becoming more self-serving than serving the constituency that put them in offices of power, a number of institutions ranging from religious fraternities, traditional ...

Get to Know Mogamad Ganief Ebrahim Hendricks

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

I was born into politics, my grandfathers (maternal and paternal) and mother were political activists. I was the leading and one of the founding members of the Al Jama-ah party 15 years ago. During this time, ...

Get to Know MP David William Bryant

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

I joined the Democratic Alliance in 2009 and worked on local election campaigns before starting work as a political support officer at the City of Cape Town. I was elected as a ward councillor in 2011 ...

Get To Know Baxolile Nodada

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

I joined the DA in 2011 through the Democratic Alliance Students' Organisation at Nelson Mandela University, where I served as branch Chairperson and the Secretary General of the Student Representative's Council. I was later elected a ...

Get To Know Adrian Christopher Roos

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

I had been involved in charity work in my spare time for many years and decided to enter politics after successfully lobbying to prevent the unfair closure of centres for disabled children in Gauteng. The DA is ...

Get To Know Bantu Holomisa

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

In 1996 I was expelled from the ANC after testifying at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission about issues and activities concerning the Transkei. I refused to retract my testimony arguing that my testimony was historical knowledge.I ...

Alexandra Lilian Amelia Abrahams

"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."

Alexandra

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

I am a ...

What is the role of Ward Councillors?

Ward councillors are a critical cog in local government. They are accountable to their ward and to the municipal council. Councillors are meant to live in the areas that they serve in order to ensure that there is genuine understanding of the needs of the ward.

Ward councillors are a ...

Mr Isaac Sello Seitlholo

"I think Covid-19 really showed how Parliament oversight was neglected and made to be a spectator instead of holding the Executive to account."

sello seitlholo

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

I come from an academic background rather than a ...

Yunus Ismail Carrim

"Whatever our ideological, policy and other differences, we need to work much more closely together to achieve developmental goals that we share in common that are in the interests of all the people but primarily the poor and disdavantaged."

Yunus

Question 1: What is your political background? How did you come ...

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