tagged “MP Corner”

Get To Know MP Haseenabanu Ismail

12 Jul 2022 (0 minutes ago)

1.How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

I have been a community activist for years. I joined the Democratic Alliance in 2011. I was a branch chair for Ward 29 from 2011 to 2013. In September 2013 I served as PR Cllr in Ward ...

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Get To Know MP Brett Herron

4 Jul 2022 (0 minutes ago)

1.How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

My journey back into politics, after being involved in student politics, is unexpected. After finishing university, which coincided with the release of Madiba and the unbanning of the ANC, I had little involvement in party politics and ...

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Get To Know Dianne Kohler Barnard

29 Jun 2022 (1 day, 15 hours ago)

1. How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

I was a journalist, and the-then leader of the Democratic Alliance, Tony Leon, approached me and convinced me to go through the application process. I was looking to leave the SABC as the political pressures on ...

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Get To Know MP Vuyo Zungula

27 Jun 2022 (3 days, 11 hours ago)

1. How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

Upon seeing the ailing state of politics in the country, where politicians started becoming more self-serving than serving the constituency that put them in offices of power, a number of institutions ranging from religious fraternities, traditional ...

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Get to Know Mogamad Ganief Ebrahim Hendricks

23 May 2022 (1 month, 1 week ago)

1. How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

I was born into politics, my grandfathers (maternal and paternal) and mother were political activists. I was the leading and one of the founding members of the Al Jama-ah party 15 years ago. During this time, ...

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Mr Isaac Sello Seitlholo

24 May 2021 (1 year, 1 month ago)

"I think Covid-19 really showed how Parliament oversight was neglected and made to be a spectator instead of holding the Executive to account."

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What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

I come from an academic background rather than a ...

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Thamsanqa Bhekokwakhe Mabhena

7 Jul 2020 (1 year, 11 months ago)

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What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

Yeses! So back in high school I spotted an opportunity to put up a fuel station in Vezubuhle. I then proceeded to do much research, enlisted some sponsors and business people to ...

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Mr Dennis Richard Ryder

15 Jan 2020 (2 years, 5 months ago)

"We have a fantastic country that is worth fighting for. I think people tend to despair with the decline that is happening in our country, but my message is to keep fighting. We can fix South Africa!"

What is your political background?

I was the Mini-Mayor of Bedfordview in 1983. ...

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Mr Dion George

21 Nov 2019 (2 years, 7 months ago)

I am passionate about building a non-racial South Africa where everyone can become everything that they are capable of becoming.

What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

I joined the DA in 1995. I was a community activist in ...

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Mr Leon Schreiber

7 Nov 2019 (2 years, 7 months ago)

"The Democratic Alliance is the only party that is fighting to build a capable state that provides fair opportunities in an economy where every citizen can prosper."

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What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

I obtained Bachelor's, BA Honours, ...

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