It's been a long, hard and expensive slog, but next week former president Jacob Zuma will finally get what he's always wanted: his day in court.
The attacks on Maimane's ethical standing and character are merely propaganda by those driven by bitterness but most importantly their blatant intolerance for the diversity in the DA, writes John Moodey.
DA MP Ghaleb Cachalia has defended himself after being accused of homophobia for a tweet directed at Radio702 talk show host Eusebius McKaiser.
Newly re-elected DA leader in Gauteng John Moodey is calling for party members to unite after what has been a bruising battle, as part of a bid to secure 1.5 million new votes in 2019 with a view towards governing the province.
The DA’s internal polls indicate that the party could govern Gauteng in 2019, but must first overcome dirty battles being waged among factions ahead of next week’s congress, where new provincial leaders will be elected.
DA mayoral candidate for Ekhurleni, Ghaleb Cachalia, says while the EFF's membership is 'visible and vocal', it is also the ordinary people who go to work every day who will vote in large numbers in the upcoming local government elections.
Ghaleb Cachalia, the son of late anti-apartheid activists and ANC stalwarts Yusuf and Amina Cachalia, has been announced as the DA's mayoral candidate for Ekurhuleni.
DA MP Phumzile Van Damme says she will not be "sacrificed at the altar" after a media report that the party is looking into a request to probe an alleged racist altercation she was involved in at the V&A Waterfront earlier this year.
John Moodey, who will remain the leader of the Democratic Alliance in Gauteng, says he is humbled by voters reaffirming their trust in him.
John Moodey will remain the leader of the Democratic Alliance in Gauteng, following the party's provincial congress in Midrand.
The ANC has retained Ekurhuleni Metro after its mayoral candidate, Mzwandile Masina, was re-elected with 117 of the votes.
If a DA member or official says something racist or "dubious", they are immediately dealt with, unlike the way the ANC deals with their racists, DA Ekurhuleni mayoral candidate Ghaleb Cachalia says.
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