Steenhuisen calls for no 'negative campaigning'

2015-04-25 15:34

DA chief whip John Steenhuisen has urged people not to use negative campaigning ahead of the DA federal congress, where a new party leader will be chosen.

James challenges Maimane to public debate

2015-04-25 13:05

Democratic Alliance federal chairperson Wilmot James has challenged the party's Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimaine to a public debate, as both men vie for the leadership of the party.

David vs Goliath in DA battle

2015-04-25 09:21

Dr Wilmot James has entered the fray and has joined Mmusi Maimane in the ring in what is being described as a David and Goliath match up.

Political big guns descend on KZN

2015-04-24 15:34

The battle is on for the political heart and soul of President Jacob Zuma’s home province with the country’s three largest parties sending in the big guns.

Maimane has upper hand in DA succession race

2015-04-19 17:45

Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has used the platform of the Western Cape DA congress to be the first to launch his bid for leadership of Democratic Alliance.

Who is Mmusi Maimane?

2015-04-18 08:49

Mmusi Maimane has announced that he will be standing for the position of DA leader. News24 takes a look at his journey through the opposition party.

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.

Maimane condemns xenophobia

2015-04-16 16:15

DA Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has condemned xenophobic attacks in Durban and other parts of the country.

MPs speak out against xenophobic attacks - As it happened

2015-04-16 14:04

Get the latest as President Jacob Zuma answers questions from MPs in the National Assembly.


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

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New KZN DA leader elected

2015-04-25 15:01

Zwakele Mncwango, eThekwini DA councillor and caucus leader, has been elected as the party's provincial leader for KwaZulu-Natal.

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.

DA battle: Young preacher vs old greybeard

2015-04-25 07:41

As the Democratic Alliance prepares to elect a new leader, Netwerk24 takes a look at the top runners to replace Helen Zille.

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.

DA Western Cape backs Maimane for party leader

2015-04-18 19:55

The newly-elected leadership team of the Democratic Alliance’s Western Cape branch has expressed its backing for Mmusi Maimane in his candidacy for party leader.

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.

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.

Inside Parliament: Maimane will do the DA proud

2015-04-16 15:14

Mmusi Maimane is every white man’s – and woman’s – great black hope. But he is a little wet behind his ears, says Donwald Pressly .

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.

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.

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