Colin Byrne: Why the Cape is far better than Jozi

2015-05-21 14:38

Colin Byrne underlines the very obvious differences between Joburg and the Cape and why, on some level, the Cape trumps the Highveld hands down.

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Mmusi Maimane's first address as DA leader

Taking to the podium after his confirmation as new DA leader, Mmusi Maimane said the principles and vision of the party would ensure its success. Watch.

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Helen Zille chooses Vulindlela as her swan song at DA congress

Singing just before the announcement that Mmusi Maimane would be the new DA leader, Helen Zille sang Brenda Fassie's Vulindlela as a fitting swan song.

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Maimane elected new DA leader

2015-05-10 13:34

Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has been elected as the new head of the opposition party.

Verwoerd comment overshadows Zille's last dance

2015-05-09 21:58

A comment by veteran journalist Allister Sparks on apartheid-era prime minister Hendrik Verwoerd has overshadowed outgoing DA leader Helen Zille's "last dance" for the party.

WATCH: Zille's last dance as DA leader

Outgoing DA leader Helen Zille had her "last dance" on Saturday as she assured members that the party's mission to govern the country had only just begun.

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Zille has her last dance

2015-05-09 13:20

Outgoing DA leader Helen Zille had her "last dance" as party head as she assured members that the DA's mission to govern the country had only just begun.

DA to elect new leaders

2015-05-09 07:16

A total of 1 425 voting delegates are expected to elect a leader to replace Helen Zille at the DA’s federal congress.

Western Cape exploring opportunities in Angola

2015-04-28 06:00

A delegation to Angola will aim to strengthen trade and investment between that region and the Western Cape.

DA members arrive for KZN congress

2015-04-25 10:00

Hundreds of Democratic Alliance members and observers have started arriving in Richards Bay where the party's KwaZulu-Natal provincial congress is expected to take place.


'It wasn't the smartest choice of word' - Sparks on his Verwoerd comment

2015-05-12 13:01

Veteran journalist Allister Sparks has apologised for causing offence with his mention of Hendrik Verwoerd, and for only citing white leaders in a tribute to 'smart politicians'.

We are a diverse leadership: Maimane

2015-05-10 16:27

The newly elected leadership of the Democratic Alliance is diverse, and represents the values of late former president Nelson Mandela, party leader Mmusi Maimane has said.

WATCH: Helen Zille announces Mmusi Maimane as DA leader to huge cheers

Mmusi Maimane has been announced leader of the DA after an internal vote during the party's federal congress. Watch the moment Helen Zille makes the announcement...

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Zille: My sons toughened me up for politics

2015-05-10 13:09

Part of Helen Zille's success as politician is actually thanks to her two sons and the hard time they would sometimes give her.

Zille steps in to defend Sparks amid Verwoerd furore

2015-05-09 20:58

Outgoing DA leader Helen Zille has come to the defence of veteran journalist Allister Sparks following an uproar over a comment he made about apartheid-era prime minister Hendrik Verwoerd.

The weird and the wonderful fashion at the DA Congress

2015-05-09 15:43

The Democratic Alliance has transformed the Port Elizabeth Boardwalk Complex into a fashion powerhouse at the 2015 DA Federal Congress.

We are going to replace the ANC - Trollip

2015-05-09 11:41

DA Eastern Cape leader Athol Trollip has said at the official opening of the DA's 2015 Federal Congress in Port Elizabeth that the party is not going to emulate the ANC, but replace it.

Divisions mark Workers' Day

2015-05-01 22:21

This year, Workers' Day marches have been marked by visible divisions, tales of neglect, and gatherings of the expelled.

De Lille formally endorses Maimane for DA leader

2015-04-27 16:08

Cape Town mayor and DA Western Cape leader Patricia De Lille has formally endorsed parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane's candidacy for the party leadership.

With Zille gone, EFF only credible opposition party - Malema

2015-04-23 20:25

Helen Zille decision to step down as leader of the DA has left the EFF as the only credible opposition to the ruling ANC, party leader Julius Malema says.

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