ARTICLES RELATING TO POLITICS

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.

De Lille gunning for all Western Cape districts

2015-04-18 23:11

New Western Cape provincial leader for the Democratic Alliance Patricia de Lille has set her sights on the party achieving electoral victory in all of the province’s 30 municipalities.

De Lille named DA Western Cape leader

2015-04-18 18:04

Cape Town mayor Patricia De Lille has been named the DA’s Western Cape leader, after the party’s provincial vote saw her appointed to the post ahead of counterpart Lennit Max.

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.

Zuma zooms off to Jakarta

2015-04-17 20:35

President Jacob Zuma is set to visit Indonesia for bilateral talks and the Asia-Africa Summit.

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.

Zuma's answer on Presidential Pardons unacceptable - DA

2015-04-16 19:03

President Jacob Zuma's answer on his process for pardoning people with criminal records has not been accepted by the DA in Parliament.

Tripartite alliance dysfunctional - Numsa leader

2015-04-16 16:51

The tripartite alliance of the ANC, Cosatu and SACP has become dysfunctional and in the process workers have been used as "voting fodder" for the ruling party, Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim says.

Mbete threatens to throw Malema out of National Assembly

2015-04-16 14:49

Speaker Baleka Mbete has threatened to throw EFF leader Julius Malema out for interrupting a special questions session in the National Assembly.

Vavi not surprised by death threat

2015-04-15 18:14

Expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he is not surprised by the threatening comments made a Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association Limpopo leader.

 

DA announces Free State leadership

2015-04-19 11:54

Democratic Alliance MP Patricia Kopane has been elected as the party's Free State leader.

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.

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.

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 congress: De Lille, Max go head-to-head

2015-04-17 17:29

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille and former provincial police commissioner Lennit Max will go head-to-head for the position of Western Cape DA leader this weekend.

Attacks on foreigners shocking, unacceptable - Zuma

2015-04-16 20:47

President Jacob Zuma has issued strong words against xenophobic attacks, following a display by the EFF that almost got its leader thrown out of the National Assembly.

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.

I am not standing for DA leader - De Lille

2015-04-16 15:57

Patricia De Lille says she will not stand for the position of federal leader of the Democratic Alliance.

Zuma was subject of smear campaign: court papers

2015-04-16 09:05

President Jacob Zuma was the subject of a smear campaign in the media because he had become the “unacceptable face of Africa” and it is a “myth” for the DA to claim he wanted a day in court, his lawyer, Michael Hulley, claims in an affidavit.

EFF wins Marikana fair comment case

2015-04-15 11:05

The Western Cape High Court has ruled that it was fair comment by the EFF to say the ANC government killed people in Marikana.

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