As much as our bodies need to occasionally detox, we also need a mental and spiritual detox, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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The Equality Court has cleared DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard after a former party staffer accused her of racism, xenophobia and sexism.
DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard is to face an Equality Court hearing over alleged racist and discriminatory complaints made at a staff workshop, Cape Town's chief magistrate has ruled.
The position of shadow deputy minister of police in the DA has been filled by MP Dianne Kohler Barnard following a resignation that left it vacant.
The ANC has taken DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard to the Equality Court, saying a Facebook post she shared praising apartheid leader PW Botha constituted hate speech.
The ANC is taking racists to court, spokesperson Zizi Kodwa says, adding that the party has laid charges against DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard, DA councillor Chris Roberts, Penny Sparrow and Velaphi Khumalo.
The DA's decision to keep Dianne Kohler Barnard in Parliament shows the party up as "the racist, apartheid apologist and defender of white supremacy", the ANC says.
Dianne Kohler Barnard's expulsion from the DA has been lifted after she appealed the October ruling.
MP Dianne Kohler Barnard's appeal against her expulsion from the Democratic Alliance will only be dealt with next year, the party's legal commission chairperson has said.
DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard has asked the DA federal executive to supply the reasons why it saw fit to increase her sentence and expel her.
The shared PW Botha-Facebook post by suspended senior DA member of Parliament Dianne Kohler Barnard had inflicted “massive damage” to the party.
The portrayal of white South Africans as a victimised minority could not be further from the truth and statistics can attest to that. Twenty-five years into democracy, the economy and land are still in the hands of the few, writes Pearl Mncube.
While figures for violent crimes have attracted harsh criticism from those reacting to Police Minister Fikile Mbalula's presentation of the past year’s crime statistics, some have welcomed the police's efforts to fight crime.
DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard is due to appear in the Equality Court over a post she shared on Facebook praising apartheid-era prime minister PW Botha.
It was business as usual for besieged DA MPs Anchen Dreyer and Dianne Kohler Barnard at Parliament's first committee meeting of the year on the Expropriation Bill.
Although DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard's expulsion from the party for a social media blunder has been overturned, it will remain a blot on her copybook, a political analyst has said.
Dianne Kohler Barnard is back in the DA fold after winning an appeal against her recent expulsion. She will have to attend a presentation on the safe use of social media, and pay a fine.
Former DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard might soon know if her appeal against her expulsion from the party has been successful.
DA leader Mmusi Maimane has had a tough few weeks following the axing of party veteran Dianne Kohler Barnard and complaints against him for not declaring his sponsors.
Axed Democratic Alliance MP Dianne Kohler Barnard has lodged a notice of intention to appeal her expulsion from the party.
Axed DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard says she is "battling along" and it is a "very difficult time".
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