ANC backtracks on employment equity clause

2014-04-17 21:54

The ANC has made a submission to amend a controversial clause in draft employment equity regulations, says Western Cape leader Marius Fransman.

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.

SA going backwards under Zuma - Zille

2014-04-16 14:34

South Africa is going backwards under President Jacob Zuma's leadership, Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille said on Wednesday.

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.

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.

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.

Opposition leaders take swipe at ANC, Nkandla

2014-04-10 19:27

Opposition party leaders have taken a dig at the ANC and President Jacob Zuma over the security upgrades to his private Nkandla home.

Zille, Maimane campaign in Soweto

2014-04-10 15:33

DA leader Helen Zille and DA Gauteng premier candidate Mmusi Maimane held a door-to-door election campaign in Jabulani, Soweto, south of Johannesburg.

ANC stole my money - Ramphele

2014-04-10 13:11

The ANC is a thief stealing citizens' money, Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele said at the Daily Maverick's The Gathering Conference in Johannesburg.

Oliphant: Apartheid remnants still in workplace

2014-04-09 13:19

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says racism remains in the workplace, adding that talk of proposed employment equity laws being a disadvantage is a 'blue lie'.

Food for votes: Row over R2bn food project

2014-04-08 21:12

The department of agriculture has rejected claims by the DA that the government is abusing its food production initiative to garner votes for the elections.

Stop abusing state money for ANC campaign - Zille

2014-04-07 13:07

The DA legal team will write to President Jacob Zuma requesting he stop "abuse" of public money for the ANC's election campaign, the party said.

Zille leads Cape Town anti-crime march

2014-04-06 16:12

Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille has led a march against crime and drugs through Mitchell's Plain in Cape Town.

But if not the ANC, then who?

2014-04-04 17:15

Probably for the first time for many South Africans the ANC is no longer the obvious choice to vote for. But what are our alternatives? asks Ben Moshatama.

These pictures of Zuma, Zille, Malema will give you nightmares

2014-04-02 14:33

Ever wondered what it would look like if you were to merge Patricia De Lille and Julius Malema into one person? Yes, that just happened and it can never be unseen.

DA takes on Nkandla in April Fools joke

2014-04-01 12:55

The DA has taken on the upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead in an April Fools Day prank statement.

Helen Zille says SA can be fixed

2014-03-29 10:44

There is nothing wrong with South Africa that cannot be fixed, says Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille.

Khayelitsha police improved performance - cop

2014-03-26 20:49

The operational performance of Khayelitsha's three police stations had been deemed satisfactory, the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry has heard.

W Cape police hopefuls to be paraded

2014-03-25 21:58

Those applying to the police in the Western Cape will this year be paraded before residents as part of the selection process, the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Western Cape has fewest cops in country

2014-03-25 16:32

The Western Cape has the lowest staff complement of police in the country, the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry has heard.

DA launches Braille manifesto

2014-03-25 13:20

DA leader Helen Zille has launched a Braille version of her party's 2014 election manifesto.

Zille warns on equity regulations

2014-03-24 12:09

New employment equity regulations will, if implemented, have a "profound" impact on jobs in the Western Cape, warns premier Helen Zille.

DA is the devil - Gigaba

2014-03-20 16:25

Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba has used a government dialogue with Cape Town residents to take a dig at the DA and its policies.

Letter to Helen Zille: 'I will expose you'

2014-03-17 15:28

Cosatu's provincial secretary Tony Ehrenreich has written an open letter to DA leader Helen Zille saying inequality in the Western Cape is higher than it was in 1994.


DA: Ad ruling a victory for freedom of expression

2014-04-16 22:38

The DA's election adverts will be aired by the SABC following a hearing by the Complaints and Compliance Committee, the Democratic Alliance says.

Youth must remember the struggle - Zille

2014-04-16 19:20

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.

Zille hands out solar kits

2014-04-16 12:36

Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille handed out solar power kits to residents of the Chris Hani informal settlement in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria.

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.

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 defector brands Zille as 'neurotic'

2014-04-13 08:46

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”.

Cape economy needs more colour - Cosatu

2014-04-10 22:26

Whites are over-represented in senior posts in the private and public sectors in the Western Cape, says provincial Cosatu secretary Tony Ehrenreich.

DA can improve life in Soweto - Maimane

2014-04-10 18:13

Heavyweights from the DA took their election campaign to Soweto, promising residents better lives under the DA.

Elections 2014: Why the youth should vote

2014-04-10 14:09

With the Economic Freedom Fighters appealing to many young voters, political party leaders has been asked to motivate why the youth should vote for them.

Most top managers still whites - report

2014-04-10 05:30

Fewer than 20% of top management positions are occupied by black Africans, an employment equity report shows, but one researcher says it is riddled with flaws.

Remnants of apartheid still exist - minister

2014-04-09 13:13

Twenty years since South Africa's first democratic election, remnants of apartheid remain in the workplace, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says.

Zille, leave the SANDF out of this

2014-04-08 21:01

When Helen Zille calls for the SANDF to assist in the Western Cape, she is indirectly telling us that she cannot fulfill her obligations as Premier, says Tim Flack.

Parties spend weekend on campaign trail

2014-04-06 21:10

With 30 days until the national elections, political parties are pushing full steam ahead with their campaigns.

Woman tells Zille all politicians are corrupt

2014-04-05 19:00

A woman wearing a Jacob Zuma t-shirt has told DA leader Helen Zille that she would be voting for the ANC because they were corrupt.

EE regulations absurd, says Zille

2014-04-02 21:00

The Western Cape government will oppose the imposition of proposed regulations for the amended Employment Equity Act, says Premier Helen Zille.

Mob attacks, mistrust in police unrelated - cop

2014-04-01 14:36

There is no link between vigilante killings in Khayelitsha and a lack of trust in police, the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Lamoer to appear at Khayelitsha Commission

2014-04-01 09:07

Western Cape police commissioner Lieutenant-General Arno Lamoer is expected to testify at the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry.

8 Quotes: Opposition leaders at their worst

2014-03-27 20:13

Every SA politician has made a gaffe – be it taking on journalists, the ruling party or during a humorous moment in Parliament.

Mokonyane: ANC group entitled to bodyguards

2014-03-26 09:55

Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane has defended her executive for using bodyguards during their election campaign in Bekkersdal, west of Johannesburg.

Report: Does the DA deliver?

2014-03-25 17:46

A report has been published which questions the pre-election claims being made on Twitter by the DA.

No mucking around during ANC march, Zille warns

2014-03-25 16:16

Premier Helen Zille says a planned march to the Western Cape's provincial legislature must be peaceful following the reinstatement of the ringleaders of last year's so-called "poo protests".

Zille warns on equity regulations

2014-03-24 17:10

New employment equity regulations will, if implemented, have a "profound" impact on jobs in the Western Cape, Premier Helen Zille has warned.

DA’s dream of 30% wanes

2014-03-23 11:30

Unless a dramatic shift in voter alliance takes place over the next 45 days, the Democratic Alliance’s dream of securing 30% at the polls is fading, says a report.

Modise to announce traditional leadership

2014-03-17 21:00

North West Premier Thandi Modise will pronounce on a Bodibe traditional leadership claim soon.

DA short on black candidates

2014-03-16 11:00

The Democratic Alliance is facing a race dilemma over the lack of senior black African candidates on the party’s Western Cape and Gauteng candidate lists, according to a report.

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