ARTICLES RELATING TO DEMOCRATIC ­ALLIANCE

DA leadership race: Steenhuisen 'in it to win it'

2020-02-15 20:54

DA interim leader John Steenhuisen has launched his campaign to lead the official opposition party, claiming to have the "most progressive" proposals to stabilise and grow the party.

Gauteng Cogta MEC Maile rescinds decision to suspend two DA councillors

2020-01-27 15:18

Gauteng Cogta MEC Lebogang Maile has rescinded his decision to suspend the DA's former speaker of Johannesburg Vasco da Gama and the Tshwane speaker Katlego Mathebe.

'I will stay in my lane' - Helen Zille after winning top DA post election

2019-10-20 14:32

The DA's new federal council chairperson Helen Zille has vowed to stay in her lane and assume the background role to that of party leader Mmusi Maimane, following her election to the post.

UPDATE | President must pay costs, ConCourt dismisses Ramaphosa leave to appeal application

2019-09-18 16:34

President Cyril Ramaphosa has been ordered to pay costs in an application for leave to appeal a High Court ruling on the disclosure of records of decisions relating to the review of Cabinet changes.

Name a new SARS commissioner, reduce Cabinet size – DA's tips to Mboweni

2019-02-20 11:36

The DA wants Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to name a new "credible" commissioner of the South African Revenue Service when he announces the National Budget on Wednesday.

DA calls on Gigaba to guarantee independence of state institutions

2017-10-23 20:30

In its preview of Wednesday's mini budget, the DA also called on the finance minister to freeze the salaries of senior state management, and stop the controversial nuclear build programme.

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Frenzy as EFF volunteers demand Mashaba pay up

EFF volunteers and police clashed outside a council meeting in Johannesburg on Tuesday.

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WATCH: The pros and cons of minority governments

Minority governments make for instability but help reach consensus, argues this expert.

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WATCH: What SA's wealth gap means for elections

What does South Africa's discrepancy between rich and poor mean for elections?

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WATCH: What you need to know about SA's metros

Following the ANC's announcement of its mayoral candidates, News24 reviews the eight metros in South Africa.

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Mkhwebane says parliamentary process to remove her is 'unlawful and unconstitutional'

2020-01-28 14:28

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has broken her silence on the parliamentary process which seeks to remove her from office, calling it "unconstitutional" and "unlawful".

'I look forward to the new energy' - Maimane congratulates Zille on top DA post election

2019-10-20 15:34

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has congratulated former leader Helen Zille on her successful election as the party's new federal council chairperson.

Maimane tells DA critics to form own party if they disagree with him - reports

2019-10-20 09:04

DA leader Mmusi Maimane pulled no punches on Saturday as he faced up to party critics calling on them to leave the official opposition if they disagreed with his leadership, Sunday reports say.

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.

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WATCH: DA federal congress: 6 issues expected to take centre stage

The Democratic Alliance, the official opposition in the country, is to hold its 2018 federal congress this weekend to elect new leaders and reach several party resolutions. WATCH.

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E-tolls outcry inspires fresh bill to avoid past mistakes

2017-08-04 09:49

The public outcry over Gauteng’s e-tolls network has inspired Democratic Alliance MP Manny de Freitas to draft a bill to prevent similar developments in future.

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ICYMI: Hecklers drown parts of Msimanga's victory speech

Disgruntled councillors heckle Mayor of Tshwane Solly Msimanga during his first speech.

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Marikana left behind by ANC, claims Maimane

DA leader digs at majority party during commemorations in Marikana.

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WATCH: They are snakes! says Zuma of DA

Watch as President Jacob Zuma likens the DA to the NP and snakes.

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OPINION: Malema to be 'big winner' in elections

Political analyst Justice Malala shares his predictions on the EFF's performance in the 2016 municipal elections.

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