Monthly Archives: March 1999

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UDM Manifesto Launch Election 1999 “The future hope for all South Africans”

Address by Mr Bantu Holomisa, MP in Johannesburg, Gauteng It is most appropriate that the release today of our manifesto coincides with the weekend of our National Youth Conference, because we are charting a future, which will be led by the youth. Our objectives therefore address the needs of the future which belongs to them. We are grateful to our youth movement for inviting us to share ideas with them and keep us relevant to [...]

March 22nd, 1999|1999 Archive, Archives, Speeches|Comments Off on UDM Manifesto Launch Election 1999 “The future hope for all South Africans”

Indictment of Allan Boesak

Statement by Bantu Holomisa UDM President There are few things more distressing in this world than witnessing a hero’s fall into disgrace, particularly when that fall is brought about by the hero himself. Many South African’s are suffering from a harsh sense of disillusionment today. After all, Allan Boesak was a world-renowned clergyman and a champion of human rights who showed tremendous courage in our struggle against apartheid. When a man who fought such a [...]

March 19th, 1999|1999 Archive, Archives|Comments Off on Indictment of Allan Boesak

Murder of UDM members in the Western Cape

Statement by the National Deputy Secretary The UDM is deeply disturbed by the killing of three of its members in the Western Cape, during the past 24 hours. The President of the UDM together with all UDM leaders and members of the party would like to express its deepest sympathy to the families of the deceased, the wounded and the community. The political intolerance that is demonstrated through these kind of brutal actions is unacceptable [...]

March 9th, 1999|1999 Archive, Archives|Comments Off on Murder of UDM members in the Western Cape

UDM’s response to election announcement

Statement by Bantu Holomisa UDM President The UDM welcomes the announcement of the election date. It gives certainty, allows for proper planning, and gives parties time to inform the electorate about their policies. We hope the elections will be free and fair and that tolerance will be practiced, in the run up to the elections, on Election Day and after the results have been made public. The UDM calls on the IEC to stick to [...]

March 3rd, 1999|1999 Archive, Archives|Comments Off on UDM’s response to election announcement

Independent commission of inquiry: KwaZulu-Natal

Statement by Bantu Holomisa UDM President The announcement by Minister for Safety and Security that he is requesting Minister of Justice, Dullah Omar to appoint an Independent judicial Commission of Inquiry into the violence in KZN is welcomed by the UDM. Since July 1998, the UDM has been calling for an Independent Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the root causes of the violence in KZN. The life of the late Secretary General of the UDM, [...]

March 3rd, 1999|1999 Archive, Archives|Comments Off on Independent commission of inquiry: KwaZulu-Natal