DA calls on Ramaphosa to cancel Egypt trip to address rolling blackouts

2019-12-09 21:59

The opposition party made the call after power utility Eskom announced it was implementing stage 6 load shedding.

'No regrets' as Steenhuisen expects Tshwane to go the same way as Jo'burg

2019-12-05 14:06

There is a "good likelihood" that Tshwane will end up in a similar situation as Johannesburg, DA interim leader John Steenhuisen has said in the aftermath of the ANC unseating the DA-led coalition as the governing party in Johannesburg.

Steenhuisen: Parliament must be a watchdog, not a lapdog

2019-11-22 05:16

The newly elected interim leader of the DA, John Steenhuisen who is also the party's parliamentary leader, says he is on a mission to help restore the dignity and decorum of Parliament and to get it working again as a watchdog rather than a lapdog.

DA hasn't closed the door on working with EFF to retain control of Joburg - Steenhuisen

2019-11-20 11:14

Newly elected interim DA leader John Steenhuisen says negotiations with several parties, including the EFF, are under way to keep to the ANC out of power in the City of Johannesburg.

I spoke out strongly against DA's approach to elections - Steenhuisen

2019-11-18 19:46

Newly elected DA leader John Steenhuisen says he warned the party that its message ahead of the 2019 elections was not working, but was instead told internal polls showed otherwise.

John Steenhuisen: 'I'm not a handbag carrier for Helen Zille'

2019-11-18 13:51

The DA's John Steenhuisen speaks to News24 in a live interview, 24 hours after his election as interim leader.

DA leadership contest: 'Race does matter', says John Steenhuisen

2019-11-17 07:59

DA parliamentary leader and candidate for interim leader John Steenhuisen believes the interim leader will be in pole position for the federal leadership contest in April 2020.

Steenhuisen's dream DA - an 'iron fortress' with a spine ... and keeping Zille in her lane

2019-10-28 20:54

Setting out his vision for the DA before he announced that his hat is in the ring to become party leader, John Steenhuisen has compared the party to "wobbly jelly" and says they must rediscover their spine.

AS IT HAPPENED | Steenhuisen throws his hat in the ring for new DA party leader

2019-10-28 11:51

New DA parliamentary leader John Steenhuisen has mapped out the direction for an opposition party rocked by high profile resignations and availed himself to become party leader.

Pieter du Toit: Maimane's dramatic resignation could threaten DA's future

2019-10-24 07:01

The DA's future will be determined by what happens in the next 48 hours. The key will be how it navigates the treacherous waters of identity politics. There's no doubt: the party's future is under threat, writes Pieter du Toit.


We're talking to everyone now – Julius Malema on EFF's bid for Tshwane mayoral seat

2019-12-06 09:46

EFF leader Julius Malema says all his party wants is an opportunity to govern.

Gwen Ngwenya returns to powerful DA policy position

2019-11-27 07:12

Sinethemba Amanda Gwen Ngwenya is wrapping up 2019 as the DA's head of policy, a position she resigned from at the beginning of the year.

Bongo arrest: 'The wheels of justice are indeed turning' - Steenhuisen

2019-11-21 18:38

DA interim leader John Steenhuisen, who in October 2017 laid a corruption charge against then-minister of state security Bongani Bongo, has said the MP's arrest shows that "if we all stick to our guns and do the hard yards, we can eventually fix every part of our troubled nation".

Ralph Mathekga: DA's classical liberalism borders on classical lunacy

2019-11-19 09:07

It is not normal for a society to be this unequal, hence we cannot adopt a standard or even classical approach to the challenges that we encounter, writes Ralph Mathekga.

I will defend DA against 'immature and unhelpful' IRR - Steenhuisen

2019-11-18 18:39

Newly elected interim leader of the DA John Steenhuisen says he'll defend his party against "all-comers", including against the "immature and unhelpful" Institute of Race Relations.

The DA has a new pilot, put on your helmet it's time for take off - New interim federal chair

2019-11-17 13:46

Newly elected interim leader John Steenhuisen has promised to turn the party's recent election set back into the biggest comeback in political history.

Battle for soul of the DA not over yet, say party's 'progressives'

2019-11-14 17:11

The battle for the soul of the DA is far from over, at least on the part of those who call themselves the "progressive" faction within the party.

Steenhuisen throws hat in ring for DA leader: 'I think I've got something to offer'

2019-10-28 15:48

DA parliamentary leader John Steenhuisen has thrown his hat in the ring to become the DA's next federal leader.

DA 'backbencher' John Steenhuisen lobbied to lead

2019-10-24 14:54

John Steenhuisen has vacated the chair reserved for the chief whip, taking a seat among backbenchers when the DA caucus met.

Melanie Verwoerd: My f*k, DA!

2019-10-09 08:35

Despite Maimane's insistence after the elections that he would be safe in his position as leader of the DA, it was clear as daylight that his days were numbered. The blue hyenas have started circling, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

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