ANC objects to DA motion on Nkandla

2014-07-29 21:14

The ANC has objected to a DA motion calling for Parliament to set up a committee to consider the Nkandla controversy without delay.

MPs wear chequered scarves for Palestine

2014-07-23 18:41

President Jacob Zuma has repeated the call for a ceasefire in Gaza, as Cabinet members wore chequered scarves in apparent solidarity with the people of Palestine.

Maimane meets Ramaphosa to talk business

2014-07-17 21:55

DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has met with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa in Ramaphosa's capacity as leader of government business.

Maimane: Malema asks good questions but...

2014-07-09 14:41

EFF chief Julius Malema asks good questions, but his answers are bad, DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane says.

DA pushing for e-tolls review in parley

2014-07-07 13:09

The DA is calling for e-tolling to be reviewed in Parliament, adding that it is an economic burden putting pressure on the strained finances of South Africans.

Our racist politicians

2014-07-01 08:25

The increasing incidence of racialised attacks in Parliament are symptomatic of a creeping racism entering our politics, writes Kameel Premhid.

Why shouldn't we notice Maimane's wife's race?

2014-06-23 10:21

Some folks think it is not cool to talk about the fact that Mmusi Maimane, the leader of the official opposition in Parliament, is married to a white woman, says TO Molefe.

Sisulu ordered to withdraw 'native for hire' remark

2014-06-19 21:29

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has been forced to withdraw her remark to a joint sitting of Parliament calling DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane a native for hire.

Sisulu's backhanded SONA compliment

2014-06-19 09:52

Lindiwe Sisulu possibly outdid Julius Malema in the State of the Nation debates in Parliament, argues Anneke Scheepers.

Maimane challenges Zuma on Nkandla

2014-06-18 17:01

South Africans could not trust President Jacob Zuma until he told the truth about state spending at his private Nkandla home, DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane says.

Economy, jobs worry Zuma

2014-06-18 09:48

Concern for the economy dominated President Jacob Zuma State of the Nation address.

Maimane: Where are the jobs, Zuma?

2014-06-16 17:10

At a Youth Day rally north of Pretoria Democratic Alliance Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane wanted to know where the jobs are that Pres. Jacob Zuma promised.

Zuma must cut govt spending, urges DA

2014-06-12 19:35

The DA has called on President Jacob Zuma to focus on restoring confidence in the economy and end expenditure on government perks.

Breytenbach: Nxasana being targeted

2014-06-04 17:58

NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana is being targeted because he permitted the reinstatement of fraud and corruption charges against Richard Mdluli, a DA MP has said.

Maimane DA's new parliamentary leader

2014-05-26 18:58

Mmusi Maimane has been nominated unopposed for the DA parliamentary leader position, the party says.

Maimane to stand for DA's parliamentary leader

2014-05-22 16:31

Mmusi Maimane has confirmed he will stand for the position of parliamentary leader of the DA.

Zille battles against DA factions

2014-05-20 10:16

Helen Zille will probably make herself available for another term as DA leader next year in an attempt to settle the current faction fights in the party, according to a report.


The DA's premier candidate for Gauteng, Mmusi Maimane says he is still hopeful for Gauteng and that 2014's election proved the DA to be a non-racial party. Watch.

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Zille dismisses Maimane rumours

2014-05-11 21:34

DA leader Helen Zille has dismissed rumours that the party's spokesperson Mmusi Maimani will be replacing Lindiwe Mazibuko as Parliamentary leader.


Chester Missing took his opportunity to videobomb DA leaders during a DA briefing at the IEC results centre. Watch.

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The DA's premier candidate for Gauteng, Mmusi Maimane says he is still hopeful for Gauteng and that 2014's election proved the DA to be a non-racial party. Watch.

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Maimane: DA holding its own in Gauteng

2014-05-08 19:28

The DA is “feeling good” about its performance in Gauteng, says the party’s premier candidate Mmusi Maimane.

Maimane votes in Dobsonville

2014-05-07 14:33

DA Gauteng premier candidate Mmusi Maimane has voted in Dobsonville, Soweto, as just a few people stood outside the voting station.

Maimane: DA buses damaged in ANC ambushes

2014-05-04 14:29

Gauteng police have confirmed reports that buses carrying Democratic Alliance supporters to a rally in Kliptown, Soweto, were stoned. One of the buses is no longer usable, says the DA’s Mmusi Maimane.

2014 might see lowest voter turnout

2014-05-04 13:06

The 2014 general elections could see the lowest voter turnout since democracy was established in 1994, it has been reported.


DA to table motion on Nkandla

2014-07-29 16:25

The DA is set to table a motion in Parliament demanding a committee be set up urgently to probe the Nkandla controversy, failing which it will take the matter to court.

Lead or step down, Maimane challenges Zuma

2014-07-23 17:01

DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has challenged President Jacob Zuma to provide stronger leadership or step down.

DA goes to court over Motsoeneng

2014-07-14 15:47

The DA is launching a court bid to have the appointment of SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng set aside, saying it was irrational and unsound.

DA: Open NPA inquiry to the public

2014-07-08 16:22

The inquiry into NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana's appointment should be open to the public and its mandate broadened, the Democratic Alliance Mmusi Maimane says.

DA welcomes NPA probe

2014-07-05 20:29

The DA has welcomed President Jacob Zuma's decision to institute an inquiry against NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana.

DA urges govt to implement NDP

2014-06-28 18:33

The DA has called on government to implement its National Development Plan as soon as possible to create jobs, parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane says.

Parties not taking voters seriously - Zuma

2014-06-20 14:12

President Jacob Zuma has told MPs that there has been a “very dramatical” decline in other parties, which indicated that they did not take voters seriously.

ANC MP gets tongue-lashing for foul language

2014-06-19 17:11

Deputy Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has earned herself a tongue-lashing after using a swear word during her speech in the State of the Nation debate.

Maimane charms Zuma while Malema turns up the heat

2014-06-18 20:58

The debate on President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation address was characterised by the contrasting debuts of the young leaders of the EFF and the DA in the National Assembly.

Sona 2014 debate - as it happened

2014-06-18 14:01

Get the latest details as the National Assembly debates President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation.

Opposition gives Zuma's speech a thumbs down

2014-06-17 21:17

The DA says it is disappointed with President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address, with Mmusi Maimane adding that Zuma has responded too late to some of the country's problems.

SA commemorates Youth Day

2014-06-16 07:24

South Africa is set to mark the 38th anniversary of the 1976 Soweto student uprising amidst ongoing questions about the quality of education in the country.

DA wishes Zuma speedy recovery

2014-06-07 15:56

The Democratic Alliance has wished President Jacob Zuma a speedy recovery after he was admitted to hospital.

DA elects Parly leadership team

2014-05-29 16:27

The DA has announced its parliamentary leadership team, following an internal election held by the party's caucus earlier in the day.

Mmusi Maimane has Zille's back

2014-05-25 17:31

Aspiring DA caucus leader Mmusi Maimane has defended party leader Helen Zille's intervention in the parliamentary caucus.

Hey, you may have wasted your vote

2014-05-20 10:32

Those people who did not vote for the ruling party are now sitting with an election hangover, says Sibu Mgudlwa.

Selfe declines caucus leader post

2014-05-18 15:16

The DA's federal chair, James Selfe, has declined a request by party leader Helen Zille to stand as candidate as the party's caucus leader in Parliament.


Chester Missing took his opportunity to videobomb DA leaders during a DA briefing at the IEC results centre. Watch.

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Almost 95% of Gauteng votes counted

2014-05-09 16:24

Almost 95% of votes in the hotly contested Gauteng has been captured by late Friday afternoon.

DA set to have biggest growth - Mazibuko

2014-05-08 21:17

The DA looks set to be the party which records the biggest growth in the elections, says parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko - but the EFF says it’s not so sure.

Mazibuko: We are growing

2014-05-08 14:31

Parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko says the Democratic Alliance is growing and making inroads to unseat the ANC.

JHB women try to interrupt DA gathering

2014-05-06 14:19

A group of women have tried to interrupt a Democratic Alliance gathering near Noord Street in the Johannesburg CBD.

DA: Buses stoned in Joburg

2014-05-04 13:23

Three buses carrying DA supporters were stoned, two of them severely, in Alexandra and near the FNB Stadium in Soweto, the party says.

Promises and insults fly at rallies

2014-05-03 20:00

Promises were made and insults at opposition parties hurled during political party rallies held across the country, the fifth day before South Africans head to the polls.

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