The DA and ANC's insistence on a "return to family values" does not represent the reality of SA families - that's according to the Daily Maverick's Rebecca Davis. She tells us why.

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Mmusi Maimane throws shade at DJ Sbu

2015-05-20 15:35

The DA leader thinks the ANC will unveil Sbu as the next mayor of Tshwane

Maimane's plan to address economic inequality

2015-05-18 13:44

Newly elected DA leader Mmusi Maimane has mapped out four areas he thinks government needs to focus on to address economic inequality in South Africa.

Maimane: SA's economic policies inconsistent

2015-05-18 11:30

SA's policies are inconsistent and make potential foreign investors feel uncertain about the country, DA leader Mmusi Maimane has told the American Chamber of Commerce.

Maimane takes his vision on the road

2015-05-17 15:00

New DA leader Mmusi Maimane will embark on a monthlong tour to preach his party’s new vision.

So who’s the joke on? Maybe #AskMmusi

2015-05-15 14:23

With the jokes and memes that emanated from this week’s “town hall” engagement, one might ask if the idea served its intended purpose or if it was an own goal on Maimane’s part. No publicity is bad publicity, they say ...

Here’s why #AskMmusi was a success

2015-05-14 16:50

He took over the reins as the official opposition this weekend, and immediately opened up the lines of communication. The Twitter firing squad took aim. Some tweets hit the spot. Others missed. But #AskMmusi trended, newspapers lapped it up and Mmusi promised he would be back soon with another “Twitter town hall”. But was his social experiment a success, or did he end up looking like a real twit on Twitter?

Forget 'Obama of Soweto', Somizi is ....

2015-05-13 17:00

If Mmusi Maimane is the Obama of Soweto, what does that make Somizi, Da Les and Babalwa?

#AskMmusi: You asked, Maimane answered

2015-05-13 14:18

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has answered questions at “Twitter Town Hall” under the hashtag #AskMmusi. Here are some of his colourful answers to the not-so-serious questions the Twitterverse asked.

If Maimane were the new President…

2015-05-13 07:45

Mmusi Maimane is no Barack Obama, nor is a new President of South Africa, but to many his election heralds a new era in our national politics, says Solly Moeng.


Writing for the Daily Maverick, Rebecca Davis asked if politicians' personal views on gay rights matter. She talks to us about her stance.

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Too soon to talk about coalitions - Maimane

2015-05-18 13:45

The Democratic Alliance has always been keen on entering coalitions with other parties but its new leader Mmusi Maimane says it is too early to be thinking about that now.

15 minutes with Mmusi Maimane

2015-05-18 13:31

In a 15-minute interview, newly elected Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane speaks to Janet Heard about race relations and his blueprint for a transformed South Africa.

Maimane preaches about generosity a week after DA election

2015-05-17 18:13

A week after being elected DA leader, Mmusi Maimane spent his Sunday preaching before his congregation in Roodepoort, probably for the last time in a while.

I’m not homophobic, says Maimane

2015-05-16 08:02

Newly elected DA leader Mmusi Maimane says he does not believe it is a sin to be gay – or Muslim – and is “appalled” at accusations he is homophobic.

#AskMmusi was a ‘mementous’ affair

2015-05-15 11:29

On Wednesday (May 13 2015) Twitter was set abuzz with the Democratic Alliance’s “Twitter Town Hall” event, as newly elected leader Mmusi Maimane took to the keyboard to respond to questions from the Twitterverse. And because we are such a humorous bunch, we had to help ourselves to these memes


Mmusi Maimane's Twitter question and answer session on Wednesday set Twitter alight with over 100 000 tweets. Today's newspapers look at the phenomenon. Watch.

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Maimane tackles offbeat tweets

2015-05-13 15:32

While a "Twitter town hall" session with new DA leader Mmusi Maimane did lead to him responding to questions on several pertinent issues, he also took the time to answer a few of the more offbeat questions.

The ANC doesn't have the guts to do what the DA did

2015-05-13 10:45

The DA has been brave enough to do what we know the ANC won’t be brave enough to do - elect a young person to the position of the presidency, says Khaya Dlanga .

DA's court victory claim misleading - ANC

2015-05-12 20:31

The DA's claim that its win in the Western Cape High Court regarding the right to remove or arrest unruly parliamentary members was a victory against National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete is misleading, the ANC says.

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