Maimane to stand for DA leader

2015-04-18 08:34

After a week of speculation Mmusi Maimane has accepted nomination to stand as the DA's leader, saying it is his chance to "restore hope" in the country's future.

Exclusive: Maimane to make DA leadership decision within 24 hours

2015-04-17 12:08

Mmusi Maimane plans to make a decision within the next 24 hours on whether he will stand for the position of Democratic Alliance leader.

Lindiwe Mazibuko: I'm not coming back

2015-04-13 11:38

Former DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko has quashed rumours that she could return to SA to stand for the party's top position, saying while she has much to contribute, that time is not now.


Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille plans to step down, Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir is back in court and Hillary Clinton announces her presidency campaign.

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DA extends nomination deadline by 4 days after Zille announcement

2015-04-12 17:56

The DA has extended the nomination deadline for top leadership positions by four days amid the surprise decision by national leader Helen Zille to step down in May.

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.

Helen Zille: A brief timeline

2015-04-12 14:02

Helen Zille has announced that she is stepping down after eight years as the Democratic Alliance's leader. Here is a brief timeline of her career.

Zille: I wasn't pushed - As it happened

2015-04-12 11:19

Get all the details from the DA's media briefing during which Helen Zille announced that she won't be standing for re-election as the party's leader.

DA: How SA can overcome the Eskom crisis

2015-03-27 19:37

The DA has tabled a 9-point rescue plan for SA's power supply as leader Helen Zille challenged President Jacob Zuma on the suspensions of top Eskom executives.

Zuma must explain Eskom intervention - Zille

2015-03-26 21:25

President Jacob Zuma must explain why he instructed Eskom's chairperson to launch an inquiry into the utility's performance, DA leader Helen Zille says.


DA to vote in new Western Cape leader

2015-04-18 07:04

The DA will vote in a new Western Cape provincial leader, with Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille and former provincial police commissioner Lennit Max vying for the job.

DA provincial leaders quiet on who should lead

2015-04-13 21:03

The DA's provincial leaders are not ready to pronounce who they think should lead the party now that Helen Zille has announced that she is bowing out.


South African newspapers speculate over the Democratic Alliance's future leadership after Helen Zille announced she would step down.

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Zille's crunch meeting

2015-04-13 07:49

DA federal executive chairperson James Selfe has described the private meeting at party leader Helen Zille's home last week at which she first outlined her intentions to step down.

Zille's announcement met with shock, surprise

2015-04-12 17:30

Helen Zille's announcement that she will not stand for re-election as DA leader took many members of the party's federal executive by surprise.

Zille: Every party needs renewal

2015-04-12 14:35

DA leader Helen Zille will not stand for re-election when the party holds its federal congress next month, she has announced.

Zille bows out as DA leader

2015-04-12 13:17

Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille will not be available for re-election as DA leader after eight years at the helm.

DA to make 'important announcement'

2015-04-12 09:38

The Democratic Alliance is expected to make an "important announcement" following a federal executive meeting held in Johannesburg.

Zuma must explain Eskom intervention - Zille

2015-03-26 21:25

President Jacob Zuma must explain why he instructed Eskom's chairperson to launch an inquiry into the utility's performance, DA leader Helen Zille says.


A protest in the Cape Town CBD by the Ses’khona Peoples Rights Movement ended in looting. View the pictures here.

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