'Mkhwebane hellbent on protecting ANC corruption' - DA fires back at PP on Vrede report review

2018-06-18 16:52

The DA has fired back at Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane after she said in court papers that the party's challenge of her report on the Estina dairy farm project was "steeped in politics".

Supra must 'pay back' Denel money for son's bursary - DA

2018-06-17 14:03

The Democratic Alliance in the North West has welcomed the decision to investigate those responsible for awarding a R1m bursary to the son of the former premier, Supra Mahumapelo, as well as the allocation of a tender to his brother.

Men and women in blue are for the people, not against them, Mashaba tells prayer service for slain JMPD officers

2018-06-15 19:56

City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says it is time for South Africans to change their negative perception of police officers.

Solly Malatsi appointed as additional DA national spokesperson ahead of elections

2018-06-15 14:06

The DA has announced the appointment of Solly Malatsi as its second national spokesperson.

DA's confusion over Israel highlights SA's foreign policy chaos

2018-06-14 09:03

The remarks by MMC Mpho Phalatse at an event in which she spoke on behalf of the government of the City of Johannesburg could be a symptom of chaos in our foreign policy making, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Nelson Mandela Bay closer to being placed under administration, as budget vote fails again

2018-06-12 16:00

The Nelson Mandela Bay council has still not been able to pass the next financial year's budget, as the threat of being under administration looms large.

Court to seize property from Luthuli House worth R300 000

2018-06-11 21:38

The City of Johannesburg has obtained a writ of execution against the African National Congress for its failure to pay over R300 000 in legal fees owed to the City and its residents.

Natasha Mazzone remains DA's second deputy federal council chair

2018-06-10 18:44

Democratic Alliance's Natasha Mazzone's position as second deputy federal chairperson is legal, DA Gauteng leader John Moodey said on Sunday.

Mmusi Maimane wants Cabinet minutes to be made public

2018-06-10 00:00

Recordings of Cabinet discussions could be made public if the DA gets its way.

Maimane 'not concerned' about drop in DA’s poll numbers, eyes 2019

2018-06-09 17:48

DA leader Mmusi Maimane says he is "not concerned" about a poll showing a drop in party support, as the party is growing in different communities, and has its sights set on two provinces in next year's elections.


Youth have major bargaining power, but do they know it?

2018-06-18 08:26

Do the youth fully understand their bargaining power in a scenario where political parties would be seeking their votes in the forthcoming election, asks Ralph Mathekga.

Mashaba critic faces DA axe

2018-06-17 10:01

The DA’s federal legal commission has recommended that former member of the mayoral committee of finance in Johannesburg Rabelani Dagada's membership be terminated after he failed to toe the party line at a council meeting last month.

Nelson Mandela Bay services grind to a halt as Samwu strike intensifies

2018-06-15 19:09

Traffic and driving licence centres have been closed while refuse collection services have also been disrupted.

Defiant Zille 'dragging down name, image and brand of Western Cape' - ANC

2018-06-14 15:35

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille is "bad" and in sot fit to hold such high office, the ANC leader of the opposition in the provincial legislature, Khaya Magaxa, says.

Mkhwebane apologises to MPs for skipping meeting

2018-06-13 11:47

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has apologised in person to MPs on the Portfolio Committee on Justice for missing a scheduled meeting.

We are 'treated like dogs' and 'forced to pay bribes' to get asylum - foreign nationals

2018-06-12 13:46

Foreign nationals say that they are "treated like dogs" and "forced to pay bribes" at the Desmond Tutu Refugee Reception Centre in Marabastad, Tshwane.

Zille's tweet on colonialism violates Constitution - Public Protector

2018-06-11 16:39

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has found that a tweet about colonialism by Western Cape Premier Helen Zille is in violation of the Constitution.

DA, Mashaba reject report that Joburg is 'heading for bailout'

2018-06-10 16:37

The DA and Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba have rejected a media report that the City of Johannesburg was "cash-strapped" and "heading for a bailout", calling it false and a misrepresentation.

'This has never happened before' - new Knysna mayor amid DA tussle

2018-06-09 19:19

New Knysna mayor Mark Willemse addressed supporters late on Friday night to assure them that he has not yet resigned from his post, amid unhappiness from his party, the Democratic Alliance.

ANC slams DA-led coalition's 'inability to govern', after Knysna mayor's ousting

2018-06-07 18:59

The ANC in Knysna has slammed the DA-led coalition in the municipality after the ANC's motion of no confidence in now former mayor Eleanore Bouw-Spies was passed.

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