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COVID-19 lockdown: what you need to know

   Keep up to date with the latest on #CoronavirusSA - click here    Regulations (Alert Level 3) as gazetted on 12 July 2020    Regulations (Alert Level 3) as gazetted on 28 May 2020    Regulations (Alert Level 4) as gazetted on 29 April 2020    Regulations, further [...]

Ivanplats: a community tragedy in waiting

The United Democratic Movement (UDM) in Mogalakwena is deeply saddened by the tragedy that took place early this week at an Ivanplats owned mine in Mokopane, which has rocked our entire community.   As we keep those families in our thoughts, we are also concerned for this entire community who [...]

Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula Must Resign!

Ms Thandi Nontenja The United Democratic Movement Women’s Organisation (UDEMWO) is totally dismayed at how Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula decided to use the South African Air-force jet to transport ANC members to Zimbabwe.   The ruling party is so used to abuse state resources, that are paid by the hard-earned [...]

Mathole High School bullying incident

  The shocking video clip that has been circulating on social media, of a female learner degradingly, physically abusing another, who tried to shield herself from the beating, has left us repulsed. This incident, taking place between two Mathole High School learners, is yet another harrowing demonstration, this year alone, [...]

Igniting entrepreneurship and creating wealth creators

Good morning and thank you for taking the time to join me on a Saturday morning to talk about entrepreneurship in South Africa. 1. Entrepreneurship in South Africa: a failure thus far 1.1. The ballgame for entrepreneurs was quite different in 1994, as the South African business landscape started to [...]

Service delivery protests in Msinga: UDM in KZN condemns mayors’ bullying

Year-on-year, the Msinga Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) has been rated one of the worst performing municipalities in the country. Water provision for this community has been a perennially unsolved problem with the Umzinyathi District Municipality, even though the United Democratic Movement (UDM) in KZN has consistently highlighted this issue. It [...]

UDM helps 72 tenants threatened with legal action by Eastern Cape Public Works

Honourable Premier Mabuyane IMMORAL EVICTIONS: MISTREATMENT OF ORDINARY SOUTH AFRICANS BY THE EASTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS WHICH ADMINISTERS PROPERTIES IN WHICH THEY RESIDE (MTHATHA) 1. I was recently approached by a anxious group of persons who have organised themselves under the banner of the Democratic Housing Tenants [...]

Women’s Day Celebrations vs GBV

Ms Thandi Nontenja Once again, yesterday the nation saluted our foremothers of 1956, those courageous women who took the initiative and challenged the apartheid regime. We owe the freedom we claim to have today to those heroines.   What is missing today is that calibre of women, who [...]

SADC must intervene in Zimbabwe

Part of the Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) common agenda is the consolidation and maintenance of democracy, peace and security in the region. The protests, abductions of government critics and the prevailing rhetoric are exacerbating instability in Zimbabwe and its neighbouring countries continue to be affected as Zimbabweans keep on [...]

R30m PPE scandal: AFU must restrain KZN social development officials’ property

The United Democratic Movement (UDM) in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) calls on the National Prosecuting Authority’s Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) to urgently apply for an order of restraint of the property of the high-ranking provincial social development officials who have been accused of contravening the Public Finance Management Act and who face [...]

UDEMWO welcomes the President’s intervention on schools

Ms Thandi Nontenja After numerous calls and press statements from various organisations, including the United Democratic Movement (UDEMWO), as well as frustrations from parents, sundry teachers' unions and those who care for the younger generation and the nation at large, the President of South Africa finally took [...]

What would Madiba do? #StopTheDegeneration

There are remarkable lessons to be learnt from the life of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the man who managed to unite South Africans from all walks of life after having wasted away in prison for 27 years. His amazing lack of bitterness, cynicism and hostility at this personal injustice astounds to [...]

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