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.

Here are the people contesting the DA's interim leadership

2019-11-03 08:23

On November 17, the DA will elect an interim leader to fill the void after Mmusi Maimane's resignation until the party elects a new permanent leader. Three people have thrown their hats in the ring.

Makashule Gana joins battle to become interim DA leader: 'I am ready to roll up my sleeves'

2019-10-31 16:50

Newly elected DA chairperson of the provincial legislatures network, Makashule Gana, has joined the battle to replace Mmusi Maimane as interim leader, with elections set to take place next month.

Is it Msimanga out and Gana in for Tshwane?

2018-10-23 05:36

The DA is deliberating who to put forward as a replacement should Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga step down from his role to focus on the 2019 elections.

DA's Makashule Gana aims to become Gauteng's next premier

2018-04-11 09:45

The race to become the DA's official candidate for premier of Gauteng has begun in earnest, with one of the party’s provincial legislature members, Makashule Gana, launching his bid to try and win over the hearts of voters.

Student protests began back in 2000 - former DA youth leader

2015-11-06 08:40

We need to ask ourselves why the recent #FeesMustFall protests “got amplified” when they have been happening at smaller universities every year, says DA MP Makashule Gana.

Verwoerd comment overshadows Zille's last dance

2015-05-09 21:58

A comment by veteran journalist Allister Sparks on apartheid-era prime minister Hendrik Verwoerd has overshadowed outgoing DA leader Helen Zille's "last dance" for the party.

Who are the DA's federal chairperson candidates

2015-05-05 09:29

The Democratic Alliance is not only electing a new leader this coming weekend, but also a federal chairperson. News24 looks at the candidates for the latter position.

DA leader: Yes, no & maybe list

2015-04-16 17:27

With a little more than a week to go until nominations for leadership positions in the DA's close, there is still speculation about who will be standing to take over as leader of the party from Helen Zille.

Zille's announcement met with shock, surprise

2015-04-12 17:30

Helen Zille's announcement that she will not stand for re-election as DA leader took many members of the party's federal executive by surprise.


DA can't ignore race - interim leader candidate Gana in letter to federal council

2019-11-12 20:24

The contender for interim DA leader, Makashule Gana, has urged delegates of his party's federal council to take a more progressive stance on South Africa's "historical albatross" of race, and challenged the party to be less "hypocritical" in attracting black voters.

Madikizela joins Steenhuisen and Gana in battle to be DA interim leader

2019-10-31 19:19

Western Cape DA leader Bonginkosi Madikizela has joined the battle to become the party's next interim federal leader.

DA MPL Makashule Gana 'unfazed' by R500 000 defamation lawsuit

2019-08-22 16:50

The DA in Gauteng says it is unfazed after former acting CEO of the Gauteng Enterprise Propeller (GEP) Leah Manenzhe filed a R500 000 defamation lawsuit against one of its leaders in Gauteng, Makashule Gana.

Gana: Solly Msimanga betrayed me

2018-07-29 12:01

Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga (pictured) is facing a revolt over his decision to stand as a DA premier candidate, while being labelled a traitor by those close to him.

Challenge to DA old guard

2017-01-29 00:01

Ambitious and outspoken, the DA's Makashule Gana wants more inclusive leadership in the opposition.

I'm not happy with the state of the DA - Gana

2015-11-06 08:31

The day DA MP Makashule Gana wakes up and finds he is happy with the state of the party is the day he will leave.

DA's Gana confident of win

2015-05-09 07:51

Makashule Gana's supporters are among the first to arrive to start campaigning for the position of DA federal chairperson.

The race for DA federal chairperson

2015-05-05 09:29

While Mmusi Maimane and James Wilmot's race for the DA leadership dominates headlines, News24 interviewed all three candidates for the position of federal chairperson, also to be elected this coming weekend.

Zille's announcement met with shock, surprise

2015-04-13 09:13

Helen Zille's announcement that she will not stand for re-election as DA leader took many members of the party's federal executive by surprise.

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