Articles containing the tag ‘DA
    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 »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

    DA Threatens to Take Zuma to Court

    The Democratic Alliance has threatened to take President Jacob Zuma to court over his non-payment of some of the money that was lavished on his home in Nkandla and which has the subject of many debates and viol... 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, February 13th, 2015

    The DA’s Take on the State of the Nation Address

    In the aftermath of the State of the Nation Address, the action of the Speaker of parliament, Baleka Mbete has come under extreme fire from the other members of the opposition and the public in general. The mai... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, February 12th, 2015

    Chaos in Parliament as Zuma Delivers SONA: EFF thrown out, DA Walks out

    Cape Town – There was chaos and pandemonium in parliament on Thursday as Zuma delivered the State of the Nation Address (SONA). There were several scenes that brought significant disruptions to the Presid... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

    KZN Hawks Boss Suspended, DA Breathing Fire

    The leader of the HAWKS in KwaZulu-Natal confirmed on Monday that he has been placed on special leave with immediate effect by the National Commissioner of Police, Riah Phiyega. In his statement, Johan Booysens... 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 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 Saturday, June 28th, 2014

    SIU’s Delay to Release Nkandla Report Suspicious – DA

    The country’s main opposition, the Democratic Alliance, has interrogated the fact that many days after it started its work on investigating the spending of more that a quarter of a billion rand on upgradi... Read more »