ARTICLES RELATING TO DA

ANC set for two-thirds majority - poll

2014-04-20 19:58
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The ANC is on course to win nearly a two-thirds majority in 7 May elections, a poll has showed, confounding analysts who had predicted a fall in support for the ruling party.

Mdluli answers needed - DA

2014-04-20 16:00

The DA says answers are needed from police and the NPA regarding the withdrawal of criminal and disciplinary charges against suspended police intelligence boss Richard Mdluli.

SA political parties go to church

2014-04-20 14:30

Leaders of different political parties have attended a church service at the Tyrannus Apostolic Church in De Deur.

DA takes ANC to court over food parcels

2014-04-20 10:32
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The DA is taking the ANC to court over the ruling party’s “grotesque and continued abuse of state resources for party-political gain”, a report says.

DA ad scores nearly half a millions hits on YouTube

2014-04-19 14:30
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The DA's "Ayisafani" (It's not the same) election TV advert - originally pulled off the air by the SABC - has garnered nearly half a million views on YouTube.

ANC backtracks on employment equity clause

2014-04-17 21:54
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The ANC has made a submission to amend a controversial clause in draft employment equity regulations, says Western Cape leader Marius Fransman.

No legal challenge to Nkandla report - Mbete

2014-04-17 14:36
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There are no plans to legally challenge Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's report on Nkandla, ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete says.

DA: Ad ruling a victory for freedom of expression

2014-04-16 22:38
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The DA's election adverts will be aired by the SABC following a hearing by the Complaints and Compliance Committee, the Democratic Alliance says.

DA advert case postponed indefinitely

2014-04-16 20:33

A hearing by the Complaints and Compliance Committee on the DA's advertisement complaint case against the SABC has been postponed indefinitely.

Youth must remember the struggle - Zille

2014-04-16 19:20
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Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille has urged the youth to remember where the country came from and to use their votes to help shape the future.

SA going backwards under Zuma - Zille

2014-04-16 14:34
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South Africa is going backwards under President Jacob Zuma's leadership, Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille said on Wednesday.

Social media not a guaranteed vote winner

2014-04-16 09:36

As the national general elections draw closer, it remains unclear whether the effort political parties are putting into social media marketing will make a difference.

SABC: We acted properly

2014-04-15 22:40
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The SABC acted properly by pulling a Democratic Alliance election campaign advertisement from television, the public broadcaster says.

Icasa buckles under DA pressure

2014-04-15 17:31
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Watchdog body Icasa has caved in to the DA after the party resorted to court action over the SABC's pulling of an election advert.

DA set for court over Icasa delay

2014-04-15 13:05

The DA is set to go to court to compel communications watchdog Icasa to hear its complaint against the SABC over the broadcaster's pulling of one of its election advertisements.

DA concerned by Icasa delay

2014-04-15 05:30

Icasa had taken more than 48 hours to hear a DA complaint against the SABC over the pulling of an election advert, DA MP James Selfe says.

ANC delaying Nkandla committee - DA

2014-04-14 15:05
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The DA have accused the ANC of deliberately trying to delay the work of the ad hoc committee on Nkandla.

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The South African Broadcasting Corporation said it will not air this advert from the DA as it incites violence against the South African Police service.

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We have been betrayed by our politicians

2014-04-14 11:45

Yes, we have been betrayed by our politicians and now is the time to reflect and re-group, writes Saber Ahmed Jazbhay.

DA breaks election rules to play victim

2014-04-13 14:19

The “Nkandla SMS” and the ” Ayisafani TV advert” were deliberate, and I must say, successful attempts of DA playing victim, says Esethu Hasane.

W Cape economic growth reversed - Mantashe

2014-04-12 22:30
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Economic growth in the Western Cape has been reversed under the DA leadership, ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe says.

SABC bosses protecting their positions - Zille

2014-04-12 19:00

SABC bosses were protecting their positions when they decided not to broadcast an advertisement by the DA, party leader Helen Zille says.

ANC granted leave to appeal in SMS case

2014-04-12 17:00

The High Court in Johannesburg has granted the ANC leave to appeal a decision that a DA SMS about President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead was fair comment.

Ombudsman dismisses DA complaint

2014-04-12 08:18

The Press Ombudsman has dismissed a complaint by the DA stating an apology done by the City Press newspaper on a story it had published was too small.

DA can submit amended ad - SABC

2014-04-11 16:21
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The SABC has called on the DA to submit an amended version of their "Ayisafani" election advert after it pulled the commercial.

 

DA chatting up EFF ahead of elections

2014-04-20 17:35
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The DA in Gauteng is flirting with the Economic Freedom Fighters ahead of the elections, in what could end up as a coalition of strange bedfellows.

DA wants Sassa security spending probed

2014-04-20 14:30

The Democratic Alliance says it will be approaching the Public Protector to investigate the SA Security Agency's apparent spending of R10m on security protection for its top personnel.

Race matters in SA politics

2014-04-20 13:35

When you ask a black DA voter why they vote, they can only tell you how much they hate the ANC. They have no proper reasons for voting DA, says Esethu Hasane.

We will give you police - Zille

2014-04-19 17:02
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A total of 250 000 police on the streets is one of the election promises Helen Zille made during an anti-drugs and gangsterism march in Manenberg, Cape Town.

DA wants to empower fishing communities - Zille

2014-04-18 05:30
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DA leader Helen Zille says the party has a plan for harbours and small-scale fishing communities.

Mbete using culture to defend corruption - DA

2014-04-17 21:07
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ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete is protecting President Jacob Zuma by using culture to defend corruption, DA MP Lindiwe Mazibuko says.

ANC Political Race: Divide and conquer!

2014-04-17 11:33

I will not be made to feel guilty and be forced to give in to the anti-democratic reasoning, racist and dog-whistle politics we’ve been subjected to, says Thabo Seroke.

DA used protest for political gain - Tshwane

2014-04-16 22:10

The DA opportunistically used a protest in Olievenhoutbosch, Centurion, for political purposes, the City of Tshwane says.

Mpuma ANC denies DA claim

2014-04-16 19:20

Two men convicted of assaulting DA members putting up election posters in Shatale, Bushbuckridge, were not ANC members, the party says.

Centurion returns to normal after protest

2014-04-16 17:00

The DA says the situation in Olievenhoutbosch, Centurion, returned to normal following service delivery protests in the area.

Maimane: Nkandla funds could have paid for services

2014-04-16 13:44

Security upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home were paid for with money meant for housing and basic services in Soweto, DA Gauteng premier candidate Mmusi Maimane says.

DA advert hearing adjourned

2014-04-16 07:27

A hearing by the Complaints and Compliance Committee on the DA's advertisement complaint case against the SABC has been adjourned for the SABC to consult with its legal team.

Rejection of DA ad infringes freedom - legal team

2014-04-15 20:51

The rejection of the DA's adverts by the SABC is an infringement on the freedom of expression, the party's legal team has argued.

DA faces more delays in advert dispute

2014-04-15 15:27

Communications watchdog Icasa has referred the DA's advertisement complaint case against the SABC to the Complaints and Compliance Committee.

Madlala-Routledge explains 'Vote No' campaign

2014-04-15 11:41
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Former deputy health minister Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge has urged South Africans to "use their vote to express their disillusionment".

North West ANC welcomes new members

2014-04-14 21:03

The ANC in the North West has welcomed over 100 new members from other political parties.

Icasa to rule on DA ad

2014-04-14 14:38

The Independent Communications Authority of SA is set to rule on a complaint by the DA against the SABC.

DA breaks election rules to play victim

2014-04-14 12:52

Elections is when political parties throw it all in to convince voters where their votes must go.

We have been betrayed

2014-04-14 07:28

Jacob Zuma and Helen Zille need to understand how hard it is to choose a party to vote for, because our leaders are all letting us down, says Saber Jazbhay.

DA defector brands Zille as 'neurotic'

2014-04-13 08:46
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Former DA Cape Town metro chairperson Grant Pascoe has reportedly described party leader Helen Zille as neurotic and has also said his defection to the ANC was his way of “sticking it to her”.

DA carries promises of new SA - Mazibuko

2014-04-12 20:30
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The DA is the only political party that could deliver the vision of SA enshrined in the Constitution, parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko says.

Teach DA, EFF a lesson, says Nzimande

2014-04-12 17:00
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The DA and EFF must be taught a powerful lesson, SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande says.

Hundreds of DA supporters march through Soweto

2014-04-12 14:48

Hundreds of DA supporters have marched through the streets of Soweto.

Election News wrap-up: 11 April

2014-04-11 16:41

Here's a wrap-up of the latest election news in South Africa.

Zuma owes us answers, DA says

2014-04-11 13:24
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A complaint will be lodged with Parliament over President Jacob Zuma’s failure to answer parliamentary questions, DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko says.

 
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