DA tanking? That's a figment of people’s imaginations, says John Steenhuisen

2020-02-23 19:00

Nominations for the DA leadership have been opened and an internet portal has been set up for input on the party's values, attitudes and behaviour policy offering.

Steenhuisen: Instead of a new dawn, we have new despair

2020-02-18 16:21

The interim leader of the DA, John Steenhuisen, has blasted President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address, describing it as a "defining moment" which he allowed to "slip away".

DA Gauteng chief makes big all-or-nothing play against Steenhuisen for top job

2020-02-03 14:19

The DA's long-time Gauteng chief John Moodey says he is considering challenging interim party leader John Steenhuisen for the top post.

Ramaphosa can't be 'shocked' by drought, says Steenhuisen, urging emergency action

2020-01-09 20:43

DA interim leader John Steenhuisen says President Cyril Ramaphosa should order premiers to take urgent action to counter the drought crippling parts of the country.

DA calls for Mantashe's head over electricity crisis

2019-12-10 18:33

The Democratic Alliance has called for the minister of energy and mineral resources, to be fired over the power crisis gripping the country.

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 Steenhuisen manifesto: 'Efficient and just land reform process' to top agenda

2020-02-23 10:44

Taking a cue from Bill Clinton's famous maxim of "the economy, stupid", the manifesto DA interim leader John Steenhuisen hopes will see him elected the party's federal leader, has a strong focus on the economy.

Steenhuisen on eve of SONA: Ramaphosa an 'incapable head of an incapable state'

2020-02-12 19:08

DA interim leader John Steenhuisen says he expects to hear spin from President Cyril Ramaphosa when he delivers his State of the Nation Address, and has described him as an "incapable head of an incapable state".

No love lost: Mmusi Maimane blasts 'Judas' Steenhuisen

2020-02-01 12:26

Mmusi Maimane has hit back at comments made by interim DA leader John Steenhuisen, who succeeded him as head of the party.

No time for Christmas, Parliament must shine a light on blackouts - Steenhuisen

2019-12-12 17:49

It is "unconscionable" that Parliament's lights are off – not due to rolling blackouts, but because of the recess – while the country is facing an energy crisis, says DA interim leader John Steenhuisen.

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.

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