DA shocked by NW deputy leader plane disappearance

2015-10-08 17:33

The DA in the North West was in a state of shock following the disappearance of a plane in Nepal carrying deputy leader Petro Nel.

DA North West deputy leader missing in Nepal

2015-10-08 15:34

The DA’s deputy North West leader, Petro Nel, went missing while on a sightseeing flight in Nepal, the DA has said.

Supreme Court of Appeal to rule on Hlaudi Motsoeneng case

2015-10-08 07:03

The Supreme Court of Appeal is expected to rule on whether SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng's appeal against an earlier court judgment suspending him was valid.

IMF downgrades SA growth to below 1.5%

2015-10-06 21:15

South Africa’s growth is projected to be below 1.5% both this year and next year, according to a report by die International Monetary Fund.

Former boss of ailing SAA paid R4.5m

2015-10-05 19:42

Former SAA CEO Monwabisi Kalawe raked in a cool R4.5m in the year 2014/2015, according to a reply to a parliamentary question by the DA.

Dianne Kohler Barnard: Demoted and facing charges

2015-10-04 17:00

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has reacted to public pressure to take action against one of his party’s senior MPs, Dianne Kohler Barnard, by demoting her from her position as shadow minister of police.

Homeless Plett residents given expired food after shack fire

2015-10-02 13:21

A group of residents from Plettenberg Bay’s informal settlement have expressed shock at being given expired food hampers by the local government after their homes were burnt down in a shack fire.

Little sympathy for Kohler Barnard after PW post

2015-10-02 12:16

There has been little sympathy among South Africans who took to social media after DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard shared a Facebook comment praising apartheid president PW Botha.

DA cancels King Dalindyebo's membership

2015-10-01 12:38

The DA will cancel King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo’s membership after the Supreme Court of Appeal upheld his conviction on charges of kidnapping, assault, arson and defeating the ends of justice.

PW post: White supremacy core to DA's DNA, says ANC

2015-10-01 12:18

The office of the ANC chief whip wants DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard fired from Parliament following a post she shared on Facebook praising PW Botha.


We are not in lobola negotiations here - EFF MP

2015-10-08 15:53

The joint rules sub-committee meeting in Parliament has taken a strange turn after Economic Freedom Fighters MP Sam Matiase likened the deadlock to lobola negotiations.

Kohler Barnard to face the music

2015-10-08 15:16

The fate of former DA shadow minister for police, Dianne Kohler Barnard will be decided on Friday following her controversial sharing of a social media post.

Parliament's questions office unscrupulous - DA

2015-10-07 17:16

The DA has accused Parliament’s questions office of unscrupulous behaviour, saying it ignored protocol and sent submissions to the various departments ahead of them being published in the question paper.

Speaker should rule the House, Parliament told

2015-10-06 13:40

Can the Speaker's decision be challenged in Parliament? Not in the House, according to the rules' subcommittee.

Smart ID cards not corruptible - home affairs minister

2015-10-05 16:31

The smart identification card remained the most secure form of identification ever produced.

DA 'demotes' Dianne Kohler Barnard

2015-10-03 16:36

The Democratic Alliance shadow minister of police, Diane Kohler Barnard, has been removed from her position, the official opposition party says.

PW post: Kohler Barnard to have disciplinary hearing

2015-10-02 12:46

The DA's Dianne Kohler Barnard will face an internal disciplinary hearing next week related to her reposting of a Facebook comment praising former president PW Botha.

DA, City of Tshwane trade accusations over prepaid meter contract

2015-10-01 19:47

The Democratic Alliance and City of Tshwane have traded accusations over the metro's cancellation of its smart prepaid meter contract with PEU Capital Partners.

ANC wins Western Cape ward from DA in by-elections

2015-10-01 12:18

The ANC retained six wards, won two and lost one during by-elections held in four provinces on Wednesday. A number of by-elections were held after the death of councillors.

PW Botha post was incredibly stupid - DA MP

2015-10-01 11:02

DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard has described her sharing a Facebook post praising apartheid leader PW Botha as "incredibly stupid".

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