Zille: There are 'talks about talks' on a new coalition for Nelson Mandela Bay

2020-01-15 18:22

"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.

Zille's tweets blamed for DA's loss at the polls, says Trollip

2019-11-01 19:06

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.

FULL STATEMENT | Mmusi Maimane's final words as opposition leader: 'DA not suited to build One South Africa for All'

2019-10-23 18:38

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.

DA Federal Council - How delegates will elect a new FedCo chairperson

2019-10-18 07:40

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.

ANALYSIS: Seeds of DA discontent were sown in 2015

2019-10-08 10:55

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.

Malema's 'dead white man' Mugabe tribute cleared by Twitter, despite complaints

2019-09-15 20:12

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.

Trollip loses bid to overturn Nelson Mandela Bay ousting

2018-09-20 09:46

Athol Trollip has lost his bid to overturn his ousting as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor in the Eastern Cape High Court on Thursday.

Trollip's removal as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor heads to court

2018-09-13 07:13

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.

DA councillor calls on minister's intervention in NMB

2018-09-02 23:20

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".

Trollip removed so that ANC, UDM, EFF can get hands on metro's money - Maimane

2018-08-28 15:27

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's deputy federal chair Ivan Meyer favoured to replace Trollip

2019-11-17 09:19

DA deputy federal chair Ivan Meyer is considered a firm favourite going into the party's federal council meeting.

OPINION: Could Maimane's resignation spark a health of democracy?

2019-10-27 09:50

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.

Helen Zille wins DA federal council chair vote

2019-10-20 12:21

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.

ANC, DA united over ousting of embattled Nelson Mandela Bay mayor

2019-10-10 17:59

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.

Here's what the four DA candidates vying for James Selfe's position have to offer

2019-10-05 16:04

Four senior DA officials will be competing to succeed James Selfe as the chairperson of the federal council.

'We are going to fight back' - DA vows after losing bid to overturn Trollip ousting

2018-09-20 18:21

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 impasse continues as judgment reserved in Trollip ousting challenge

2018-09-13 22:13

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.

Court to hear Athol Trollip ousting case next week

2018-09-04 09:48

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.

New NMB alliance a 'rent-seeking coalition' - Crispian Olver

2018-08-28 22:30

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.

OVERVIEW: Msimanga says he remains undeterred, will face vote of no confidence

2018-08-28 11:13

Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga has addressed the media on what he called ANC-EFF misinformation.

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