Articles containing the tag ‘DA
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, June 14th, 2021

    Former DA Leader Mmusi Maimane Being Sued for R4 million for Defamation

    Four former councilors of the official opposition of South Africa, the Democratic Alliance, have sued the former federal leader of the party for R1 million each for making what they referred to as defamatory st... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, May 24th, 2021

    John Hlophe Recuses Himself From Mkhwebane Impeachment

    Western Cape Judge President, John Hlophe has written a letter in which he requested his recusal as one of the judges who will hear the case in which troubled Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane is challenging... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, April 22nd, 2021

    Ramaphosa Sets Council Election Date as ANC Cruises to Victory in By-election

    The president of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, on Wednesday announced that the local government elections will be held on Wednesday 27 October 2021. The president made this pronouncement in a s... Read more »
    By Gabbriel Bakker On Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

    An open letter to the Leader of the Democratic Alliance

    Dear Mr Maimane, I hope you are well. I was thoroughly impressed with the recent edition of your ‘Bokamoso’ newsletter (“The real change we need starts in Ramaphosa’s cabinet”) as it firmly outlined a... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

    Democratic Alliance Welcomes Suspension of SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane

    The president of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, has, on Monday, suspended the Commissioner of the South African Revenue Services (SARS), Mr. Tom Moyane. According to a statement that was release... Read more »
    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 »