Turn yourself in to the Zondo commission and come clean, Mr President

2018-11-15 05:00

Please, Mr President, do the right thing by your country. Volunteer your testimony before the commission without being summoned. Turn yourself in and come clean, writes Mmusi Maimane.

The DA was right to hold De Lille to account

2018-11-01 08:20

Patricia de Lille has repeatedly expressed a desire to "clear her name" but like Jacob Zuma, she has consistently delayed the process of achieving "her day in court", writes Mmusi Maimane.

Maimane on honour, De Lille and councillors crying wolf about racism in the DA

2018-10-31 06:30

While South Africans play the will-or-won't-she guessing game over Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille's decision to step down from her role, DA leader Mmusi Maimane insists it's a done deal.

VBS scandal: Maimane will soon quiz Ramaphosa on when he first became aware of looting

2018-10-19 13:24

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has been told that he will soon have the chance to pose his urgent question to President Cyril Ramaphosa about whether the president had prior knowledge of grand-scale looting at VBS Mutual Bank.

DA launches 2019 elections campaign

2018-09-22 15:27

Corruption, crime, jobs, immigration and service delivery will top the DA’s agenda ahead of the upcoming national polls.

Patricia Kopane named as DA Free State premier candidate

2018-09-11 16:09

Patricia Kopane, who is the DA's spokesperson on health, has been the party's Free State leader for the past five years.

Trollip removed so that ANC, UDM, EFF can get hands on metro's money - Maimane

2018-08-28 15:27

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has accused the ANC of trying to get its hands on the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality's money by removing Athol Trollip as mayor.

Don't trust Eskom's Chinese loan until you've seen the terms

2018-08-24 16:09

Government and Eskom are over a barrel. By March this year the power utility's debt had ballooned to R400bn. This is the position from which they "negotiated" a mega-loan from China, writes Mmusi Maimane.

Maimane under siege, labelled 'rudderless' over DA BBBEE position

2018-08-12 10:00

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has come under fire for being a “rudderless” leader because of his failure to come out strongly against people misrepresenting the party’s position on broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE).

It's war in the DA between 'laptop boys' and 'Bruma boys'

2018-08-10 08:27

The DA is at risk of being paralysed by low-intensity warfare between the "laptop boys" – a grouping rallying behind the party's "liberal core" – and the "Bruma boys", writes Adriaan Basson.


Ramaphosa admits his son has done business with Bosasa

2018-11-06 14:47

President Cyril Ramaphosa has admitted that his son Andile has done business with controversial services company Bosasa, believed to be involved in corrupting various senior ANC politicians.

First Zille, now De Lille: Maimane's failed deals shows weak leadership

2018-10-31 10:45

Mmusi Maimane's leadership qualities were put to the test by two deals he struck with Western Cape premier Helen Zille and Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille. The deals have exposed him as a weak leader, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

De Lille's U-turn exposes sham 'political settlement'

2018-10-24 11:30

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille's U-turn on her deal to resign in exchange for the DA dropping disciplinary charges against her exposes the "political settlement" for what it was: a sham, writes Adriaan Basson.

Ramaphosa's Jobs Summit 'lipstick on a pig'

2018-10-12 18:00

No matter how much President Cyril Ramaphosa dresses up his approach to the jobs crisis, it doesn't change the reality, writes Mmusi Maimane.

Elections: Holding out for a hero

2018-09-19 06:02

SA needs opposition with a backbone of steel for the upcoming elections, which will be a watershed moment for the country, says Solly Moeng.

Open letter to David Mabuza: 'Clarify your trip to Russia'

2018-09-03 09:58

I have reason to believe that you haven't been completely honest with us about your past interactions with the Guptas, and I would like to afford you the opportunity to come clean, writes Mmusi Maimane to David Mabuza.

Mmusi Maimane: I won't quit

2018-08-26 06:02

DA leader reaffirms his commitment to ‘that dream’ of non-racialism, diversity and inclusion, as well as transformation and BBBEE.

Maimane asks Ramaphosa to declare August 16 a memorial day for Marikana

2018-08-15 14:22

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane is calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa to declare August 16 a Marikana Memorial Day, to be commemorated every year.

DA daunted by our ugly past

2018-08-10 09:25

The debates in the DA suggest that the party is unsure about how to deal with the legacy of the past which manifests itself in spatial patterns, income trends and the "first black" phenomenon, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

De Lille resignation: Charges dropped. What now?

2018-08-05 14:42

After almost a year of public infighting, Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille and the DA have reached an agreement that will see her both resign as mayor, and have all internal charges against her dropped.

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