Fire Phiyega - DA

2015-08-02 14:31

The Democratic Alliance has called on President Jacob Zuma to fire police commissioner Riah Phiyega for her conduct at Marikana.

Cees Bruggemans: Winston Churchill, Mmusi Maimane on Socialism – same, same

2015-07-30 16:28

As is Cees Bruggemans’ customary way, he cuts straight to the chase, comparing Winston Churchill with the Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane.

Sheriff swoops on Gariep municipality - DA

2015-07-30 13:39

The sheriff has attached assets of the Gariep municipality in the Free State due to non-payment for an accounting system, the DA in the area said on Thursday.

DA calls on Lili to withdraw 'criminals must be killed' comments

2015-07-29 20:59

The DA says that comments made by ANC provincial executive member Andile Lili that criminals should be "killed immediately and brutally" incites mob justice and must be withdrawn.

DA doesn't accept police memo was a lie

2015-07-29 14:42

DA MP Glynnis Breytenbach has disputed Police Minister Nathi Nhleko's explanation regarding a police memo that suggested President Jacob Zuma authorised the renovations in Nkandla.

Minister's legal advisor struck off attorney roll in 2007 - DA

2015-07-28 17:47

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi's legal advisor, Lungisani Daniel Mantsha, has been struck off the Law Society of the Northern Provinces' roll since 2007, the DA says. This means that any legal advice Mantsha gives Muthambi can be discredited, MP Gavin Davis says.

ANC leaders too old, says Lamola

2015-07-28 07:02

The ANC needs younger leaders to keep up with a local and global society which is becoming younger, former ANC Youth League deputy president Ronald Lamola said.

SA is not a failed state says Maimane

2015-07-26 16:28

South Africa is not a failed state as some people are claiming, and it can be changed for the better if the DA is voted into power, Mmusi Maimane says.

ANC to hold mid-year lekgotla

2015-07-24 05:31

The ANC is set to hold its three-day mid-year lekgotla in Pretoria, where it is expected that it will focus on the country's energy crisis, the economy and local government.

ANC wins 7 out of 10 wards in by-elections

2015-07-23 08:45

In spite of being under fire over the Nkandla controversy and service delivery protests, the ANC has won seven out of 10 wards contested in by-elections around the country, according to results released by the IEC.


Oudtshoorn municipality placed under administration

2015-07-31 16:15

The troubled Oudtshoorn municipality in the Western Cape will be put under administration, the department of co-operative governance and traditional affairs says.

ANC-alliance has power as strong as God's - Mchunu

2015-07-30 15:53

ANC KwaZulu-Natal chair Senzo Mchunu took a dig at opposition parties by saying that the power of the party and its alliance could only be compared to God.

'Coconut' DA leader behaves like born-again Christian - opposition

2015-07-29 21:33

A DA councillor has been called a “coconut” and accused of "behaving like a born-again Christian" when he questioned the multi-million rand budget set aside for a women's month cultural event

I did not wake up like this - Nhleko on Nkandla

2015-07-29 17:38

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko says he did not wake up one day and decide to write up his own report on Nkandla. He says this was a resolution taken by Parliament.

DA mourns the loss of Clive Rice

2015-07-28 21:02

The Democratic Alliance has sent its heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of one of SA’s cricket legends, Clive Rice.

DA calls for suspension of SAA chair Myeni – actions grounding airline

2015-07-28 12:26

DA shadow minister of public enterprises Natasha Mazzone says SAA board chairperson and close Zuma ally Dudu Myeni is a cadre appointment with a political agenda.

Protesters desperate about PE's poor state of education - DA

2015-07-27 19:30

Police have reacted with violent force against a community expressing its desperation about the state of education in the north of Port Elizabeth, the DA says.

I hope you're happy now you've been inside Nkandla - Edward Zuma

2015-07-24 11:55

President Jacob Zuma's son, Edward, has pleaded for privacy for the Zuma family, saying he hopes South Africans are satisfied now that the ad hoc committee has completed its visit to Nkandla.

Editors disappointed by Nkandla restrictions

2015-07-23 15:06

The SA National Editors' Forum says it is disappointed by the limited access journalists had during a parliamentary committee oversight visit to the President Jacob Zuma's controversial homestead in Nkandla.

Money was wasted on Nkandla - Frolick

2015-07-22 20:10

President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead is not worth the price tag, Nkandla ad hoc committee chairperson Cedric Frolick has said.

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