R6bn police budget cut would be 'disastrous' - DA

2019-07-18 21:30

National police commissioner Khehla Sitole has told the select committee on justice and security that the National Treasury had recently asked the police to work on a R6bn budget cut, reports News24.

Zuma’s state capture inquiry testimony an attempt to play victim, evade accountability - DA

2019-07-15 22:45

The DA says former president Jacob Zuma's testimony before the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture is nothing more than an attempt to "play the victim and evade accountability".

DA wants Koloane to be recalled as ambassador after state capture testimony

2019-07-15 08:52

The DA wants South Africa's ambassador to the Netherlands, Bruce Koloane, to be recalled after his 'incriminating testimony' at the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture.

DA loses out to Freedom Front Plus in by-election

2019-07-11 15:21

The Freedom Front Plus is continuing to frustrate the Democratic Alliance, taking a seat from the party in a North West by-election.

Nelson Mandela Bay's governing coalition scrambles to retain power

2019-07-09 16:24

Marathon meetings by the Nelson Mandela Bay governing coalition are being planned after the City failed to meet a national treasury deadline to appoint a chief financial officer (CFO) or forfeit its R600m grant roll-over.

ANC, DA still at odds over National Health Insurance

2019-07-05 18:36

While Health Minister Zweli Mkhize is adamant that the National Health Insurance Bill will become a reality, the DA has vowed that it will not be passed "uncontested".

DA effort to oust Bobani boosted by Malema's decision not to vote with opposition in hung metros

2019-07-04 17:56

The DA's efforts to oust Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani have been further enhanced by EFF leader Julius Malema who announced that he would no longer vote with the ANC in hung metros.

EFF will no longer vote with DA, ANC in municipalities across SA

2019-07-02 16:31

"We are no longer voting with the DA in all municipalities and we will not vote with the ANC. We will participate in debates. However, we will not vote," says the party's leader, Julius Malema.

DA drives petition calling on President Ramaphosa to act on farm & rural attacks

2019-06-30 13:09

The Democratic Alliance has received thousands of signatures from concerned residents petitioning President Cyril Ramaphosa to protect rural communities.

Rogue DA councillor resigns after helping ANC wrestle Cederberg local municipality from DA

2019-06-26 17:26

The Speaker of the Cederberg local municipality has helped the ANC vote out the mayor and deputy mayor, before resigning from his position to join the ANC.

 

Basics before bullet trains - Winde on bid to take over Western Cape trains

2019-07-18 17:31

The Western Cape government intends taking over the province's rail network from national government and to license private operators to get systems running reliably instead of focusing on "bullet trains", Premier Alan Winde says.

More than 700 firearms missing, stolen or unaccounted for in Ekurhuleni - DA

2019-07-15 15:28

More than 700 firearms are missing, stolen or unaccounted for in the Ekurhuleni metro, according to a 'highly sensitive Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department armoury audit report', which the DA says it has in its possession.

DA welcomes investigation into 'dodgy' Free State asbestos contract with alleged links to Magashule

2019-07-13 15:46

The president will allow the Special Investigations Unit to probe a R250m contract.

ANC votes for Tshwane budget, but closes door on partnership with DA

2019-07-10 13:34

The ANC in Tshwane has no desire to partner with either the DA or EFF, proudly declaring that it's able to get its own way as things stand.

Mboweni's 'Twitter outburst' confirms e-tolls are here to stay - Msimanga

2019-07-06 14:54

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s comments on e-tolls are proof that under ANC administration, the gantries will not be scrapped, the DA has said.

Mashaba grateful for EFF support

2019-07-05 06:00

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has says he will forever be grateful to the EFF should his tenure end due to the council's collapse.

EFF's decision to no longer vote with us is unfortunate - DA

2019-07-03 18:53

The DA has described the EFF's decision to no longer work with it across all municipalities in the country as "unfortunate".

DA to oppose ANC's 'rogues gallery' of chairperson nominees in Parliament

2019-07-01 16:13

The DA will attempt to scupper what it considers to be a "rogues gallery" of ANC candidates to chair parliamentary committees by laying formal complaints with Parliament's Ethics Committee, nominating their own candidates and supporting other opposition parties' candidates.

ANALYSIS: Four things to note about the SONA debate

2019-06-30 12:06

The future is feminine. That is, if we have a future at all. The DA changes its tune, only a little bit, and Cyril still doesn't want to sing about Bosasa.

SONA debate: China paves the way for SA, says EFF's Mathevula

2019-06-25 22:30

There is no better example for South Africa than China, says an EFF member of the National Council Of Provinces during the Parliamentary debate on SONA.

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