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Call on the IEC to host a meeting for political parties to debate South Africa’s democratic ideals, electoral reform and the impact of Covid-19 on elections

Mr Glen Mashinini Chair of the Electoral Commission Private Bag X112 Centurion 0046 Dear Mr Mashinini Call on the IEC to host a meeting for political parties to debate South Africa’s democratic ideals, electoral reform and the impact of Covid-19 on elections 1. The United Democratic Movement (UDM) has had in-depth internal discussions around two [...]

Holomisa discusses The “Rainbow Nation” and the Political Culture of South Africa in new SA

• Programme Director • The faculty dean, Prof Van Wyk • Our hostess, Ms Busi Khaba • Staff members • Monash students • Ladies and gentlemen 1. Opening I want to thank our hostess, Ms Khaba, for reaching out to me and inviting me to have a chat with you today. I see many [...]

2020-05-25T15:17:26+02:00August 14th, 2018|2018 Archive, Bantu Holomisa, Corruption and clean governance, Democracy and electoral reform, Home, Land|Comments Off on Holomisa discusses The “Rainbow Nation” and the Political Culture of South Africa in new SA

Understanding the UDM, Bantu Holomisa’s contribution at ASRI Future Leaders Fellowship Program

• Programme Director, • Future Leaders, • Ladies and Gentlemen. 1. Introduction Before I launch into the United Democratic Movement’s (UDM) vision and policy on certain issues, I want to sketch a bit of background of how we started, since that informs much of our policy and work. Almost twenty years ago, after I was [...]

2017-06-13T15:04:58+02:00April 6th, 2017|2017 Archive, Democracy and electoral reform, Home, Speeches|Comments Off on Understanding the UDM, Bantu Holomisa’s contribution at ASRI Future Leaders Fellowship Program

National and Provincial Elections 2014

   PDF version of the UDM’s 2014 Manifesto (3,54 MB) UDM's Candidates' lists - UDM 10th List Message from UDM President Bantu HolomisaMy fellow South Africans2014 is an auspicious year, as South Africans mark 20 years of freedom.The Bill of Rights ensures that all the citizens of our beautiful country have the right to equal protection [...]

2017-04-16T15:11:06+02:00April 26th, 2014|2014 Archive, 2014 Election Campaign, Archives, Campaigns|Comments Off on National and Provincial Elections 2014

Uniting the Opposition

Address by Mr Bantu Holomisa, MP (UDM President) to Leaders of the Opposition on uniting the opposition at Mannah Lodge, Kempton Park, Gauteng Presidents and leaders of Political Parties, Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen 1. INTRODUCTION We are gathered here to, amongst others, measure the progress we have made since the advent of democracy in South Africa. We need to [...]

2016-10-26T08:39:27+02:00October 8th, 2013|2013 Archive, Archives, Issues, Political realignment, Speeches|Comments Off on Uniting the Opposition