UDM Issues2016-10-26T08:38:55+02:00

The sentence doesn’t fit the crime: Nosicelo Mtebeni killer

Ms Thandi Nontenja The United Democratic Movement Women’s Organisation (UDEMWO) calls for no parole for Aluta Pasile, Nosicelo Mtebeni’s killer. The 25 years and 10 years for defeating the ends of Justice is not enough for this gruesome murder. A life sentence would have been fitting than this [...]

16 Days of Activism: Who must we hold accountable?

Ms Thandi NontenjaSixteen days of Activism is launched today in South Africa, innumerable talk shows, and conferences will be hosted by various Government Departments. One woman is killed every three hours in South Africa. Thus, women face challenges of gender-based violence, poverty, inequality and femicide. The United Democratic Movement Women’s [...]

COVID-19: South African Government Resource Portal

   Keep up to date with the latest on Covid-19 in South Africa - click here    President Ramaphosa announces South Africa's Covid-19 lock down: Click here for his full statement (23  March 2020)    Frequently asked questions (source South African Government)    President Cyril [...]

UDM Manifesto 2021

1. Development of local economies and job creation Since the advent of democracy, the country’s unemployment rate has been on the steady increase; with it reaching almost 35% in August 2021. Those discouraged from seeking work has increased 1.2 percentage points to 44.4%. This paints a dire picture. The [...]

Holomisa’s key note address at 2021 manifesto launch

Check against delivery • UDM Deputy President, Mr Nqabayomzi Kwankwa • Provincial UDM Leaders of our host province, the Eastern Cape, • UDM leaders of the OR Tambo Region • Cllr Luxolo Namette, Deputy Executive Mayor of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality • UDM Councillors • Members and supporters [...]

9 salient features of the UDM 2021 Local Government Election manifesto

The United Democratic Movement (UDM) herewith announces the nine main features of its election manifesto for the 2021 Local Government Elections. It is the UDM’s primary goal and election premise to “put the people first” as part of our long-term strategy to transform South Africa into a Winning Nation [...]

Attacking of ConCourt and IEC is sometimes unfair

Mr Bongani MsomiUDM Secretary General The United Democratic Movement (UDM) is concerned about the allegations that are being made against the Constitutional Court and Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) by other political parties as this does not augur well for our democracy. The Democratic Alliance (DA) in particular [...]

UDEMWO’s Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi Condolence Message

Ms Thandi Nontenja The United Democratic Movement Women’s Organisation (UDEMWO) expresses its deepest condolences to the family, friends, colleagues and party of the late National Freedom Party Founding President, Ms Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi. South Africa has lost one of its inspirational leaders, who walked where most would not have [...]

Suspect precautionary suspension of four senior Department of Military Veterans’ managers: allegations of impropriety against newly appointed Director General Mpolweni

Mr ME Nchabeleng and Mr VC Xaba Chairpersons of the Joint Standing Committee on Defence Parliament of the Republic of South Africa PO Box 15 Cape Town 8000 Dear Honourable Nchabeleng and Honourable Xaba Suspect precautionary suspension of four senior Department of Military Veterans’ managers: allegations of impropriety against [...]

Debate on National Women’s Day

Contribution in the National Assembly by Mr Bantu Holomisa, MP and UDM President Subject for discussion: Debate on National Women’s Day Honourable [Presiding Officer] Honourable Members 1. Introduction This year marks 65 years since our foremothers marched to the Union Buildings to petition against the country's despicable pass laws. They [...]

Second Special Appropriation Bill is a question of robbing Peter to pay Paul

The Second Special Appropriation Bill as presented to the Standing Committee on Appropriations by National Treasury’s Dr Mampho Modise was motivated as “…proposing additional urgent funding allocations of R32.850 billion – to address the impact of the unrest and COVID-19 pandemic”. This bill is a comical farce, despite what [...]

Mbhashe ANC councillors are to loot land for themselves

Once more the shameless African National Congress (ANC) councillors of the Mbhashe Local Municipality have used their majority to pass a resolution to serve their own nefarious goals; this time to make it possible for them and municipal officials to exclusively buy land in Elliotdale, Extension 5. This is despite [...]

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