Articles containing the tag ‘democratic alliance
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 Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Zuma Ally Vuma Mashinini not Suitable for IEC Post – DA

The opposition Democratic Alliance has made vociferous complaints that too much power seems to be getting put into the hands of those people that are very close to the sitting president, Jacob Zuma. An MP from ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, September 5th, 2014

Zuma Spy Tapes Finally Handed Over to the DA

The long awaited so called Zuma spy tapes have finally been placed in the hands of the main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance. The audio recordings on the tapes were handed to the leader of the DA, Hell... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

President Zuma Must Lead or Step Down – Maimane

The Democratic Alliance’s (DA) parliamentary leader, Mmusi Maimane, challenged President Jacob Zuma in his speech in response to the president’s budget vote speech, to either lead the country which ... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Monday, July 21st, 2014

The DA Criticizes SA Nuclear Plan That Could Cost Over R1 Trillion

The Democratic Alliance (DA) warned again on Monday against the potential perils of the proposed nuclear power plan suggested by president Jacob Zuma at the State of the Nation address last month. President Jac... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, July 14th, 2014

DA Going to Court Over Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s Appointment as SABC COO

There is much furore over the permanent appointment of Hlaudi Motsoeneng as the SABC’s Chief Operations Officer. The Democratic Alliance (DA) has decided to take this matter to court so that this appointm... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

No Surprises as Zuma is Re-elected President

There were no surprises in Cape Town when the members of the National Assembly were sworn in by the Chief Justice on Wednesday. The proceedings started with the Chief Justice Magoeng Magoeng swearing in the fou... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Saturday, August 24th, 2013

DA Tells Zuma to “Bring It On”

The North Gauteng High Court ruled that President Jacob Zuma should make the “spy tapes” accessible to the Democratic Alliance. This decision did not sit well with the president. President Zuma and his lega... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

R 85 Million Advertising Campaign for SANRAL e-Tolls

Since talks of the electronic tolling system in Gauteng started, there has been a public uproar as to the reasoning behind this expensive system. The controversial e-tolling system is made up of 49 tolls which ... Read more »