DA leader: Yes, no & maybe list

2015-04-16 17:27

With a little more than a week to go until nominations for leadership positions in the DA's close, there is still speculation about who will be standing to take over as leader of the party from Helen Zille.

5 people who could lead the DA - and 2 who can’t

2015-04-12 16:04

With DA leader Helen Zille announcing she would not be standing for re-election, Carien du Plessis of City Press looks at possible candidates to take charge of the party.

Trollip to apologise to Eastern Cape premier

2014-10-09 19:30

DA Eastern Cape leader Athol Trollip will apologise to provincial Premier Phumulo Masualle for implying he is a "liar and a cheat", the legislature says.

DA councillor expelled for racist e-mail

2013-08-13 20:38

The Democratic Alliance has stripped Nelson Mandela Bay Metro councillor Stanford Slabbert of his party membership.

King Dalindyebo joins DA officially

2013-07-15 19:25

AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo has joined the DA, the party's Eastern Cape leader says.

DA to meet with AbaThembu king

2013-07-10 10:04

The Eastern Cape DA says it is not bothered by the negative publicity surrounding AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo and will meet with him.

ANC criticises 'racist' DA

2013-06-18 15:53

The "arrogance" displayed by DA councillor Stanford Slabbert against black people is characteristic of the party, says the ANC.

Land reform debacle exposed - DA

2013-05-30 17:24

The public protector will be asked to probe possible fraud and corruption in a "dodgy" Eastern Cape land reform deal, the DA says.

Zille will be challenged in 2014

2012-11-11 10:06

DA leader Helen Zille is likely to be challenged for the top spot at her party's next elective congress in two years, it has been reported.

Extent of black land ownership unknown

2012-05-25 10:58

The state cannot determine the extent of agricultural land ownership by black commercial farmers, because the deeds office does not keep records based on race.


Trollip is DA mayoral candidate for Mandela Bay

2015-04-13 17:30

DA Eastern Cape leader Athol Trollip has been selected as the party’s mayoral candidate for Nelson Mandela Bay in the upcoming 2016 local government elections.

Horse memorial statue moved to secure location

2015-04-07 20:23

The statue of a soldier giving his horse water from his helmet, forcefully removed then discarded next to the Horse Memorial by members of the EFF, has been moved to a secure location.

Zille: Mazibuko claims 'a concoction of leaks'

2014-05-18 18:22

DA leader Helen Zille says claims that she said she'd "made" Lindiwe Mazibuko and that she'd "saved" her on several occasions, is a concoction of leaks from the party's Fedex meeting.

King could lose DA membership - Zille

2013-07-22 22:36

AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo will lose his DA card if he loses an appeal against his criminal convictions, party leader Helen Zille says.

DA set to meet with AbaThembu king

2013-07-15 09:04

The Eastern Cape DA is set to meet AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, provincial leader Athol Trollip has said.

Mandela's cousin to join the DA

2013-06-30 07:39

Nelson Mandela's cousin, Tembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, says the ANC has lost its way and that he plans to join the DA.

DA suspends councillor for racism

2013-06-17 14:26

A DA councillor in the Eastern Cape has been suspended for circulating a racist email in which he stated that "President Jacob Zuma had more wives than brain cells".

76 homes destroyed by St Francis Bay fire

2012-11-12 14:41

The fire which tore through St Francis Bay, in the Eastern Cape, has destroyed or damaged 75 houses, the Kouga municipality says.

Gate-crashers brand Mazibuko a 'coconut'

2012-11-09 22:31

DA Parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko has been jeered and labelled a "coconut" as unionists and teachers gate-crashed a protest march by the party in the Eastern Cape.

Land chair wants 'Bantustans' cleared

2012-05-23 20:14

The chairperson of Parliament's land reform committee wants people out of the over-crowded former "Bantustans" and says the government must make use of its right to expropriate land to do this.

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