The battle to remove Gordhan and ultimately President Cyril Ramaphosa from office is in full swing, writes Adriaan Basson.
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"Talks about talks." This is how DA federal council chairperson Helen Zille has described discussions among opposition parties which have an eye on a new coalition government for the turbulent Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.
Newly elected federal council chairperson Helen Zille was equally to blame for the party's losses during the May general elections, former federal chairperson Athol Trollip believes.
Mmusi Maimane announced his resignation as the DA's leader, saying the party is not the vehicle best suited to take forward the vision of building one South Africa for all.
A total of 155 DA members will gather its Johannesburg headquarters at the weekend to deliberate on a panel review report on the state of the party as well as to elect a new federal chairperson.
The DA's leadership election in 2015 was an unnatural event. Helen Zille's hand was forced when she wasn't ready to leave. Four years later and it's clear she regrets her decision, writes Pieter du Toit.
EFF leader Julius Malema's tweet containing "racist" quotes next to a picture late Zimbabwean Robert Mugabe has been found not to have violated Twitter's rules, Malema has posted.
Athol Trollip has lost his bid to overturn his ousting as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor in the Eastern Cape High Court on Thursday.
The dramatic ousting of the DA's Athol Trollip as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor is expected to take centre stage in the Port Elizabeth High Court.
The DA’s former budget and treasury MMC in Nelson Mandela Bay Retief Odendaal has called on Cogta minister Zweli Mkhize to "put an immediate end to this illegal occupation of City Hall".
DA leader Mmusi Maimane has accused the ANC of trying to get its hands on the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality's money by removing Athol Trollip as mayor.
DA deputy federal chair Ivan Meyer is considered a firm favourite going into the party's federal council meeting.
In many countries, politicians fall on their sword on a gratifyingly regular basis. However, in our Rainbow Nation such examples are conspicuous by their absence, writes Rich Mkhondo.
Former DA leader Helen Zille has won the race to be the DA's new federal council chairperson, completing a dramatic return within the party she once led.
Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani is unlikely to survive a motion of no confidence against him, with the ANC and DA - who hold the majority in council - confirming that they will vote against him.
Four senior DA officials will be competing to succeed James Selfe as the chairperson of the federal council.
The DA's Eastern Cape leader Nqaba Bhanga vows that the party will fight back after losing its bid to overturn the ousting of Athol Trollip as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor.
Nelson Mandela Bay will have to wait a little bit longer for clarity on who its rightful mayor is, after the Port Elizabeth High Court reserved judgment in former mayor Athol Trollip's challenge against his ousting.
The Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth is expected to hear a case by the DA asking for an urgent review of what it has described as a 'coup d'état', when Athol Trollip was removed as mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay.
The new alliance governing Nelson Mandela Bay is a rent-seeking coalition that will divide the metro into turfs and give the new council licence to take whatever spoils they can for personal gain, says author and activist Crispian Olver.
Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga has addressed the media on what he called ANC-EFF misinformation.
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