Forensic expert to probe house fire that killed DA councillor

2016-09-25 22:06

An investigation is under way into a fire that killed DA councillor Lulamile Xesi in his house in George on Sunday morning.

DA heads back to court over Hlaudi

2016-09-25 15:27

The DA is heading back to court amid reports that Hlaudi Motsoeneng will get his job as SABC COO back, although this time in an acting capacity.

Four accused of killing DA councillor, partner remain in custody

2016-09-22 22:22

Four people accused of killing DA councillor Johannes Baatjies and his business partner will remain in custody as their bail applications have not yet been finalised.

Ntlemeza appointment could be set aside - DA

2016-09-21 18:09

Hawks head Berning Ntlemeza's appointment could be set aside, the Democratic Alliance believes, if Parliament does not condone Minister Nathi Nhleko's actions.

'Get on with it' - Parks Tau to Mashaba

2016-09-20 07:12

Newly elected Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba needs to get on with his job and stop criticising the previous administration, his predecessor Parks Tau says.

Makhura, Mashaba at loggerheads over provincial debt

2016-09-19 21:20

Gauteng premier David Makhura is at loggerheads with Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba over the provincial government's debt to the city.

Energy Dept urged to elaborate on nuclear bid list

2016-09-19 17:02

A list of consultants and firms that helped create the Department of Energy’s nuclear strategy over the past five years leaves more questions than answers, according to the DA.

Top DA job for poo thrower

2016-09-18 00:04

Former ANC councillor and poo thrower in chief Loyiso Nkohla has landed himself a plum job as an adviser to a former nemesis in the DA-led City of Cape Town.

Durban councillor responds to homophobic tormentor

2016-09-15 20:02

An openly gay eThekwini councillor has made public details of homophobic hate mail a constituent has been sending him.

Presidency needs parliamentary oversight committee – Maimane

2016-09-15 17:11

The DA has called for the establishment of a parliamentary committee to oversee the presidency.


DA wants to protect IEC from ‘bullying’

2016-09-25 19:29

DA leader Mmusi Maimane on Sunday pledged to help the IEC cope with the ANC’s alleged “bullying” following this year’s local government elections.

Jordaan missing in action

2016-09-25 00:00

The Bay’s opposition head cites ‘sick leave’ as the reason for his absence in the DA-led council while continuing to represent Safa

Ed Herbst: An abscess lanced? Fransman’s two-edged resignation.

2016-09-21 18:25

In a blow for the DA in the Western Cape, Marius Fransman, the ANC Western Cape chairperson, announced his resignation from the provincial legislature.

Maimane: DA “will do everything” to stop Zupta’s bribe-soaked nuclear deal

2016-09-20 14:46

Jacob Zuma’s nuclear deal will literally bankrupt South Africa and it's time to pull the plug on the ANC’s corruption, says DA leader Mmusi Maimane.

Cosatu welcomes 'missing middle' fee announcement

2016-09-19 21:50

Cosatu has welcomed government's decision to subsidise fee increases for the poor and the "missing middle".

DA 'satisfied' with SCA decision on Hlaudi Motsoeneng

2016-09-19 17:46

The DA says it is satisfied with a decision by the Supreme Court of Appeal to dismiss SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng's application for leave to appeal a High Court ruling that his permanent appointment should be set aside.

Most parties co-operating with Madonsela's state capture probe - Maimane

2016-09-18 15:16

DA leader Mmusi Maimane says Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has told him that her probe into alleged state capture is "proceeding" and that "most parties" are co-operating.

Dept of basic education, DA argue over teaching report

2016-09-15 21:49

The Department of Basic Education has refuted claims by the DA that it deliberately mislead the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education over the recent SACMEQ teaching report.

Edward Zuma slams calls for Nkandla proof of payment

2016-09-15 20:02

President Jacob Zuma's son Edward has come out guns blazing in an open letter attacking the media and his father's detractors.

WATCH: This Western Cape municipality is millions in debt

The DA in the Western Cape remains concerned about the debt crisis at the Kannaland Municipality in the Klein Karoo. Here are the frightening numbers. Watch.

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