Articles containing the tag ‘democratic alliance
    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 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 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 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 »