Articles containing the tag ‘DA
By Staff Writer On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Should Helen Zille Be Suspended from the DA?

On Saturday Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane announced that former DA leader and current premier of the Western Cape Helen Zille had been suspended from the DA after refusing to apologize for her coloni... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, September 20th, 2015

Maimane Kicks-off Local Government Election Campaign

The first black leader of the Democratic Alliance, Mmusi Maimane who was elected in May has announced that he is about to start a campaign since next year’s local government elections are around the corne... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, September 4th, 2015

Zuma and Bashir Meet in an Effort to Strengthen Relations Between South Africa and Sudan

Despite the accusations faced by the South African President, Jacob Zuma on handling the exit of the Sudanese president Omar-al-Bashir, a statement has been released by the Presidency confirming that the two le... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, May 10th, 2015

Maimane Voted DA’s First Black Leader in a Landslide Victory

History was made in South Africa on Mothers’ Day as the DA concluded its federal congress by electing its first black leader. Mmusi Maimane was elected with a majority of 90%, beating three other would be... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, May 10th, 2015

DA Congress Opens With Pomp and Fanfare in Port Elizabeth

There was much pomp and fanfare when the opposition, Democratic Alliance opened its Federal Congress in the port city of Port Elizabeth on Saturday. There was much song and dance as the delegates openly campaig... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, May 8th, 2015

SABC Taken to Court Over Live Coverage of DA’s Congress

The opposition Democratic Alliance, on Friday filed papers at the South Gauteng High Court against the national broadcaster, the South African Broadcasting Corporation for its refusal to cover the party’s fed... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Maimane vs James: Charisma vs Experience?

In a first time ever, the opposition Democratic Alliance allowed its candidates vying to lead the party after Hellen Zille announced that she would not be seeking re-election, Mmusi Maimane and Wilmot James to ... Read more »
By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Court Orders Immediate Suspension of SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng

The Western Cape High Court has decided to suspend the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC) Chief Operating Officer (COO), Hlaudi Motsoening immediately for a period of 60 days. The judgement s... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, April 13th, 2015

Mazibuko Not Taking Over From Helen Zille

After the sudden announcement by the current leader of the official opposition in South African politics, the Democratic Alliance, Helen Zille, on Sunday that she will not be standing for re-election when the p... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, March 21st, 2015

At Least R52.9m was Spent on Non-security Upgrades at Zuma’s Nkandla Home

According to the opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, the President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma is liable to pay an amount which is at least R52.9 million in compensating the state for the money that was ... Read more »