THE HORSE’S MOUTH

The New Age (Northern Cape) - - COMMENT -

Our par­lia­men­tary duty as MPs, is the obli­ga­tion to hold oth­ers ac­count­able, we as rep­re­sented po­lit­i­cal par­ties are not be­ing held ac­count­able to ex­plain how we use the do­na­tions re­ceived from pri­vate fun­ders or why these do­na­tions to po­lit­i­cal par­ties are be­ing made in the first in­stance.”– ANC MP Vin­cent Smith on po­lit­i­cal party fund­ing It is not our pol­icy to drive the whites into the sea. It will never be the pol­icy of the ANC, un­less the ANC be­comes some­thing else. It is about fair dis­tri­bu­tion of land and giv­ing our peo­ple ac­cess to that land.” – Min­eral Re­sources Min­is­ter Gwede Man­tashe on the land de­bate The Depart­ment of Min­eral Re­sources needs to in­clude in the Min­ing Char­ter a re­quire­ment for all multi­na­tional cor­po­ra­tions to bring ben­e­fi­ci­a­tion tech­nol­ogy to the coun­try and trans­fer their for­eign op­er­a­tions to SA if they want to con­tinue min­ing.” – As­so­ci­a­tion of Minework­ers and Con­struc­tion Union pres­i­dent Joseph Mathun­jwa

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