ARTICLES RELATING TO DA

Parliament mayhem a sad day for SA - DA

2014-08-21 18:56
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The Democratic Alliance has blamed both the speaker and the EFF for the mayhem in Parliament, saying it is a sad day for the country's democracy.

Claim: Durban teacher made porn with boys

2014-08-21 09:33

A top Durban teacher has been arrested for allegedly getting young boys to make pornographic movies, it has been reported.

Maimane, Selfe join Nkandla committee

2014-08-20 18:57
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DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane says he would personally serve on the ad hoc committee to be established to mull President Jacob Zuma's response to the Nkandla controversy.

SABC: DA jumping the gun on Motsoeneng

2014-08-19 21:09

The DA's court application to have SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng removed from his post is politically motivated, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

DA tells ANC: Attacking editor won’t help

2014-08-19 18:24
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Attacking Beeld editor Adriaan Basson will not make the scandal on the security upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's private home go away, the DA says.

SABC's Motsoeneng dishonest - DA

2014-08-19 14:29

Determining whether SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng lied about his qualifications is the golden thread of an application to have his appointment set aside, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Spy tapes: Legal battles ‘point to cover-up’

2014-08-18 15:52
79 comments

President Jacob Zuma's protracted legal attempts to prevent the release of the so-called spy tapes to the Democratic Alliance points to a cover-up, opposition leader Helen Zille says.

Judges: No facts to support Zuma's appeal

2014-08-15 19:07

The Supreme Court of Appeal has no facts before it to decide whether the so-called spy tapes are part of a confidential representation by President Jacob Zuma to the NPA, SCA judges have said.

Zuma avoiding accountability - DA

2014-08-14 21:40

The DA says President Jacob Zuma has attempted to avoid accountability in his response over the R246m security upgrades at his Nkandla private home.

Parties claim victory in by-elections

2014-08-14 12:03

The DA has claimed victory in by-elections across South Africa, while the ANC says it was grateful to win eight wards, including three previously held by other parties.

By-elections: ANC wants DA councillor disqualified

2014-08-13 09:35

The ANC in Limpopo has called for the disqualification of a DA councillor accused of not being registered in the right ward to contest a by-election.

IEC under threat from ANC - Zille

2014-08-11 13:35

DA leader Helen Zille has questioned the ability of the Electoral Commission of SA to run free and fair municipal elections in 2016, saying it is under threat of becoming an ANC lapdog.

DA welcomes NPA inquiry recommendation

2014-08-10 19:11

The DA has welcomed reports that the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has recommended inquiries be conducted into three senior officials' fitness to hold office.

Date set for Motsoeneng's appointment case

2014-08-08 13:11

The DA says its bid to have the appointment of SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng set aside will be heard in the Western Cape High Court.

Seriti wants full disclosure

2014-08-07 14:49

The Seriti Commission of Inquiry wants former DA MP Raenette Taljaard to reveal everything she knows regarding the 1999 arms deal, chairperson Judge Willie Seriti says.

Brown douses talks of privatising Eskom

2014-08-06 07:00

It would be a grave mistake to privatise Eskom, which is a critical player in the economy, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

Privatise Eskom now, urges DA

2014-08-05 18:41
82 comments

The DA has thrown its weight behind Cabinet ministers who are reported to be pushing for the privatisation of Eskom.

DA welcomes Motshekga's task team report

2014-08-04 16:34

The DA has welcomed the basic education ministerial task team's recommendations on the current matric pass mark.

DA hits out at Sanral's secrecy application

2014-08-03 16:20

The DA is set to picket outside Cape Town's high court in protest over Sanral's application to keep secret certain tolling documentation.

Security, land, frogs prompt prison plans - minister

2014-08-01 17:01

Plans to dispose of Pollsmoor and Leeuwkop prisons have been prompted by security concerns, limited land, and a population of bullfrogs, according to Minister Michael Masutha.

267 teachers fired over past two years - Motshekga

2014-07-31 22:47

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says a total of 267 public school teachers have been fired over the past two-and-a-half years.

Win a date with Tim Harris!

2014-07-31 10:48

Tim Harris is often considered to be one of South Africa’s more desirable politicians and now you can go on a date with him – but there’s a catch.

ANC objects to DA motion on Nkandla

2014-07-29 21:14
127 comments

The ANC has objected to a DA motion calling for Parliament to set up a committee to consider the Nkandla controversy without delay.

Malema's comments have no substance - DA

2014-07-28 10:32
194 comments

The DA says it is not concerned by EFF leader Julius Malema's comments that the DA is funded by the people of Israel, as he "says reckless things without thinking".

DA is funded by Israel, says Malema

2014-07-26 18:59
310 comments

The Democratic Alliance must be rejected at all costs as it is funded by people from Israel, Julius Malema has told EFF supporters.

 

DA wants full-scale probe into KZN gang-rape

2014-08-21 12:08

The Democratic Alliance called for a full-scale investigation into the alleged gang-rape of a high school girl after a matric dance.

Madonsela's report on Motsoeneng binding - lawyer

2014-08-20 21:17

The remedial action Public Protector Thuli Madonsela set out in her report on SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng is binding, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Lawyer: DA undermining rule of law

2014-08-20 16:52
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The DA is undermining the rule of law by using legal rather than administrative processes to remove SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Motsoeneng was headhunted - lawyer

2014-08-19 18:24

SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng was headhunted by the broadcaster and it is, therefore, incorrect to say he misrepresented himself to obtain a position, his lawyer says.

Parliament to set up new Nkandla committee

2014-08-19 17:01
98 comments

The National Assembly has resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to consider President Jacob Zuma's response to the Nkandla controversy amid protest from the DA.

Court to hear DA's bid to remove Motsoeneng

2014-08-19 05:38

The DA's application to have the appointment of SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng set aside is expected to be heard in the Western Cape High Court.

No word from govt on Marikana commemoration

2014-08-15 19:37

It could not be confirmed whether any government officials would be attending the second anniversary of the Marikana shootings.

Zuma, DA given deadline to agree on tapes

2014-08-15 14:36

The Supreme Court of Appeal is prepared to give President Jacob Zuma and the DA another opportunity to resolve their differences regarding the so-called spy tapes.

DA calls for resignations of MECs

2014-08-14 19:19

The DA has called for the resignation of the KwaZulu-Natal's health and transport MECs

Zille has selective amnesia - ANC

2014-08-13 20:27
114 comments

The ANC has defended the Electoral Commission of SA following claims by DA leader Helen Zille that the institution was in danger of becoming another ruling party "lapdog".

DA commends Jordan's resignation

2014-08-12 18:05

Pallo Jordan's resignation from Parliament is in the best interests of the National Assembly, the ANC, and himself, the DA says.

Intelligence committee must probe SSA unit - DA

2014-08-10 20:42

The JSCI must probe reports that state resources were abused by the special operations unit of the State Security Agency, the DA has said.

DA to lay charges against N Cape protesters

2014-08-10 17:18

The DA plans to lay criminal charges against protesters who are preventing children from attending school in Kuruman, in the Northern Cape.

Motsoeneng may sue, claims smear campaign

2014-08-08 08:53
104 comments

SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng is considering suing Public Protector Thuli Madonsela for crimen injuria, and says the case against him is politically motivated, according to an affidavit.

Muthambi: SABC broadcasts a variety of news

2014-08-06 12:14

The SABC broadcasts a variety of news that helps deepen democracy, Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has said.

Judgment reserved in Sanral secrecy bid

2014-08-05 19:27

Judgment on an application by Sanral to prevent the City of Cape Town from filing its papers on the Winelands toll project in an open court has been reserved.

Cape tolls secrecy relates to tenders

2014-08-04 16:40
77 comments

Disclosing information prematurely about the proposed N1/N2 Winelands Toll Highway project may risk tender procedures, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

DA questions origin of spy tapes

2014-08-04 11:17

Former crime intelligence head Mulangi Mphego's concerns over the veracity of secret recordings of conversations that led to corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma being withdrawn, strengthens the case for them to be made public, the DA says.

DA concerned about interference in farm probe

2014-08-01 20:13
92 comments

The DA has expressed concern about alleged interference in the investigation of cruelty to animals at NCOP chairperson Thandi Modise's North West farm.

Mpuma health curatorship a good step - DA

2014-08-01 17:01

The DA says placing the Mpumalanga health department under curatorship is a step in the right direction.

Zuma fears DA could use spy tapes info against him

2014-07-31 14:36
181 comments

President Jacob Zuma wants to keep his communications with the NPA in the so-called spy tapes case secret because the DA could use it against him, his lawyers argue.

DA calls for change to strike law

2014-07-30 21:43

The DA says small and medium businesses should be excluded from collective bargaining agreements to which they are not signatories.

DA to table motion on Nkandla

2014-07-29 16:25

The DA is set to table a motion in Parliament demanding a committee be set up urgently to probe the Nkandla controversy, failing which it will take the matter to court.

ANC seeks more party funding

2014-07-27 15:53

The ANC wants more money for political parties and is working on a national law that will govern the funding of those parties represented in Parliament.

DA to oppose renaming of QwaQwa stadium

2014-07-25 16:12
94 comments

The DA says it will oppose the renaming of a stadium in QwaQwa, Free State, after SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

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