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DA won't let go of Faith after Khoza's axing

2017-08-18 14:13

The DA's Mike Waters says the ANC's "disgraceful firing" of Makhosi Khoza will not mean that the Minister of Public Service and Administration, Faith Muthambi, will escape accountability.

Rift between Trollip and deputy mayor Bobani takes centre stage

2017-08-17 20:17

What was supposed to be a celebration of the Democratic Alliance led coalition’s first year in office, was overshadowed by the blatant rift between executive mayor Athol Trollip and deputy executive mayor, Mongameli Bobani.

Maimane wants change, and he wants it now

2017-08-17 16:42

DA leader Mmusi Maimane urged South Africans to imagine a post-ANC South Africa, adding that the party is united behind "smallanyana" skeletons.

Five years on: Marikana residents still live in dire conditions

2017-08-16 07:27

Five years after the tragedy of Marikana, ordinary people still scrape out a living in the shadow of the koppie where police shot dead 34 miners during a strike for better pay.

Shortlisting of permanent SABC board candidates to begin

2017-08-15 06:16

Parliament’s communications portfolio committee will begin shortlisting candidates to be appointed to the SABC board for a five-year term.

DA to report Manana to Commission for Gender Equality

2017-08-13 14:45

The DA says it would report Higher Education deputy minister Mduduzi Manana to the Commission for Gender Equality following allegations of mistreatment by female staff members in his department.

‘It’s far from over, Mister President’

2017-08-13 06:00

ANC members and alliance partners are set to take to the streets with civil organisations to call for Zuma to go.

This week in Parliament: 3 unprecedented events

2017-08-11 16:54

Parliament, an institution governed by rules, procedures and precedent, seldom if ever delivers three events in one week that can be described as "unprecedented". But this past week, it did just that.

Bobani remains as Nelson Mandela Bay council meeting postponed again

2017-08-10 19:31

A vote of no confidence in Nelson Mandela Bay’s Deputy Mayor Mongameli Bobani, brought by the Patriotic Alliance, has been postponed, again.

How to dissolve the National Assembly

2017-08-10 07:45

The DA has announced that it intends to table a motion to dissolve Parliament, the process to dissolve the National Assembly is set out in Section 50 of the Constitution.

 

Trollip gets a fail from ANC for first year in office

2017-08-17 22:47

The ANC has said that the DA-led coalition had done nothing but bring the blues to Nelson Mandela Bay since taking over the city.

Psychiatric care in Gauteng in a dire state - Bloom

2017-08-17 20:14

Psychiatric care in Gauteng is in a dire state due to unsuitable infrastructure and a shortage of psychiatric wards, DA MPL Jack Bloom says.

D-Day for Bell Pottinger as hearing set to kick off

2017-08-17 13:03

DA spokesperson Phumzile van Damme will testify at the disciplinary hearing into Bell Pottinger in the UK on Friday, the political party has confirmed.

SABC board candidates' CVs to be made public

2017-08-15 15:22

The CVs of candidates shortlisted for positions on the new SABC board will be posted on Parliament’s website for the public to comment.

Mandla Mandela: DA is disregarding the ballot box

2017-08-13 17:42

DA leader Mmusi Maimane's call to dissolve Parliament is just an attempt to do what the party failed to do through the ballot box, says MP Mandla Mandela.

Every time JZ wins, the ANC loses

2017-08-13 06:07

There’s no doubt DA leader Mmusi Maimane and the Economic Freedom Fighters’ Julius Malema woke up with huge headaches on Wednesday, writes Rapule Tabane.

Mpumalanga DA councillor arrested for shoplifting

2017-08-12 17:40

A Mpumalanga councillor has been arrested for allegedly shoplifting at the Usave Shoprite in Sabie.

Opposition rejects DA's call to dissolve Parliament

2017-08-10 20:23

The DA has accelerated calls for Parliament's dissolution, but some of its opposition partners have rejected the idea.

Can Parliament dissolve if enough MPs resign?

2017-08-10 12:49

EFF leader Julius Malema has suggested Parliament can be dissolved if 51 members resign from Parliament. But can it? The DA and UDM say no.

ANC vindicated by DA's call to dissolve Parliament

2017-08-09 19:23

The ANC's Parliamentary caucus feels vindicated that it defeated the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma in the light of DA leader Mmusi Maimane's call that Parliament be dissolved, which would result in early elections if it were to succeed.

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