Articles containing the tag ‘DA
    By Guest Author On Sunday, May 18th, 2014

    I did not say I “made” Lindiwe Mazibuko – Helen Zille

    The abuse of media to drive internal agendas in the DA The Sunday Times today (18 May) makes false claims about what transpired at a meeting of the DA’s Federal Executive (Fedex) on Friday 16 May. Given the i... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, May 4th, 2014

    The Fight for the Control of South Africa Intensifies as Election Day Draws Near

    As the day grows closer, the fight intensifies for the control of arguably Africa’s longest standing economy. We carry on with our round up of the activities or lack thereof of the different stakeholders ... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

    Three days to go before the elections – The gloves are finally off

      As we approach the election on Wednesday, it appears that the gloves are slowly coming off, and instead of intensifying the campaign of convincing the electorate, most parties are focusing on trying to p... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, May 2nd, 2014

    Pre – Election Round Up – Mpumalanga, Polokwane and Northern Cape

    A row erupted on Wednesday between the new Economic Freedom Fighters and the City of Tshwane over the former’s use of Lucas Moripe Stadium for a rally. According to the City fathers, the use of the stadiu... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya and Staff Writer On Sunday, April 13th, 2014

    The ANC is the Most Popular South African Political Party on Social Networks

    The elections are upon us and this is arguably the hottest contested election in South Africa this side of 1994. The 7 May elections are also among the few in the world and certainly in Africa, with new parties... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, April 12th, 2014

    ANC vs DA: The Nkandla SMS and the Ayisafani Advert

      While it can be argued by all and sundry especially in the ANC that the timing of the Nkandla report which was released last month by the Public Protector Thuli Madonsela was tailored to coincide with th... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, March 30th, 2014

    Parties Complain of Zuma’s Silence on Nkandla Report

    When it seemed that the Nkandla saga has played itself out, it seems the opposition parties are not satisfied and would like more done. This came out in separate incidents over the weekend when opposition parti... Read more »
    By Helen Zille On Monday, March 17th, 2014

    The Revenge of a “Worst Order” Racist

    It is intriguing — and difficult — to predict which issues will seize the media’s imagination. It is often even more surprising to see which issues are neglected or ignored. Two weeks ago — ... Read more »
    By PAW On Saturday, March 1st, 2014

    Political Parties Target Mining Community of Marikana

    Barely four months after Julius Malema’s Economic Freedom Fighters painted the town of Marikana red, the African National Congress decided to do the same with its own colours. In October 2013, the EFF took a ... Read more »
    By Mvusi Ngubane On Monday, February 3rd, 2014

    DA Challenges Police Denial to March

    The Democratic Alliance has set a legal challenge on Sunday against a police decision denying the opposition party permission to march to the African National Congress’s headquarters on Tuesday, reports N... Read more »