As the alleged wrongdoing at Bishops Diocesan College shows, equating wealth with virtue is a bad idea, writes Helena Wasserman.
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This weekend the latest instalment of the Iron Lady versus the Bull of Bedford is expected to play out when Helen Zille and Athol Trollip vie for the position of federal council chairperson, along with candidates Thomas Walters and Mike Waters.
Many inside and outside of DA circles believe the race for federal council leader is mainly between two of the party's heavyweights, although some within feel Thomas Walters and Mike Waters may have a fighting chance.
Helen Zille’s return to DA politics is an unabashed challenge to the Mmusi Maimane doctrine. There are stark differences between two prevailing schools of thought in the party. Only one will survive, writes Pieter du Toit.
There is nothing wrong with Helen Zille's proposed return to DA leadership, KwaZulu-Natal party leader Zwakele Mncwango says,
Two days before last week's election it seemed like the DA might just manage to pull this one out of the fire. But as the numbers started to roll in it soon became clear that Mmusi Maimane's party, the official opposition, was going to have a 'mare.
DA federal chairperson Athol Trollip is on a two-day visit to Limpopo to drum up support for the party ahead of the 2019 general elections.
New Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani has arrived at the mayor's offices "ready for business", but had some trouble getting in.
The Nelson Mandela Bay special council meeting to hear a motion of no confidence against Mayor Athol Trollip will resume, for the third sitting.
Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip blames opposition parties for the collapse of the special council meeting, held to remove him. Watch.
The Democratic Alliance will vote for new leaders, complete amendments to its constitution and give proposals for its policies should it come into power following the upcoming general elections in 2019 on the last day of the party's congress.
DA leader Mmusi Maimane says the party must broaden its appeal to "attract more black South Africans".
The DA's presiding officer of federal council elections, Desiree van der Walt, has written to four of the party's candidates to stop to public campaigning for the role.
The position the DA's chairperson of the federal council is currently a hot topic after former DA leader and Western Cape premier Helen Zille announced that she will contest this position.
While Helen Zille believes her decision to avail herself for the federal council chairperson position is best for the DA, her contender Athol Trollip says her era is over and done.
DA Eastern Cape leader Athol Trollip has won a R250 000 in a defamation case against an old friend who turned on him and posted on Facebook that he had been inhumane to his former farmworkers.
The DA says the procedure that was used to remove Trollip wasn't in accordance with the Municipal Structures Act.
The DA's Athol Trollip has been removed as mayor of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality without a single DA councillor in the chamber.
The ANC is planning to take back the Nelson Mandela Bay metro and is holding a Workers' Day rally in the city, along with alliance partner Cosatu.
Two of the Democratic Alliance's mayors, will go toe to to toe Tshwane on Sunday, fighting it out for the position of Federal Chairperson. Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga and Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip are both in the running.
Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga is seeking to unseat Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip, who in turn is hoping to be re-elected as the opposition party's second-in-command when thousands of delegates cast their votes for the position.
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