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DA Suspends MP Renaldo Gouws Over Racist Video Controversy

DA Suspends MP Renaldo Gouws Over Racist Video Controversy

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has suspended MP Renaldo Gouws following the emergence of videos where he uses racial slurs. Party leadership states his actions contradict their values. The incident has sparked calls for his removal from the National Assembly.

Prime Minister Heads to Switzerland for Crucial Ukraine Peace Summit

Prime Minister Heads to Switzerland for Crucial Ukraine Peace Summit

The Prime Minister will travel to Switzerland for a critical peace summit concerning Ukraine. Over 50 global leaders will discuss topics including territorial integrity and nuclear safety. The PM will reinforce UK's support for Ukraine and censure Russia. G7 recently announced sanctions against Russia and a £242m aid package for Ukraine, including a $50bn loan from frozen Russian assets.

Political Clash: Malema and Buthane Confront Each Other Over Injured Child at Eastern Cape Polling Station

Political Clash: Malema and Buthane Confront Each Other Over Injured Child at Eastern Cape Polling Station

A fierce confrontation erupted at a polling station in the Eastern Cape as EFF leader Julius Malema and ATM leader Vuyolwethu Zemeni Buthane clashed over an injured child. Malema alleged the injury was due to a stampede caused by ATM supporters, while Buthane countered the claims, leading to a heated argument that had to be defused by security personnel. The incident underscores the intense political rivalries during elections.

DA Member Mlindi Nhanha's Emotional Special Vote in Makhanda Signals Election's Crucial Turning Point

DA Member Mlindi Nhanha's Emotional Special Vote in Makhanda Signals Election's Crucial Turning Point

Mlindi Nhanha of the Democratic Alliance cast his special vote in Makhanda, marking a pivotal moment in South Africa's elections. Amid emotional reflections, he stressed the vote's significance for the nation's future and expressed confidence in the DA's prospects.

Craig Mackinlay: Courageous 'Bionic MP' Returns to Parliament Amidst Standing Ovation

Craig Mackinlay: Courageous 'Bionic MP' Returns to Parliament Amidst Standing Ovation

Conservative MP Craig Mackinlay was welcomed back to the House of Commons with a standing ovation after recovering from a life-threatening sepsis infection and multiple amputations. His return highlights the need for greater sepsis awareness and improved prosthetics for amputees. Mackinlay plans to stand for re-election in the newly named constituency Thanet East.