De Lille’s political slip-ups to blame for her woes

2018-01-21 00:00

According to DA insiders, Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has made several tactical political mistakes, and these will hasten her downfall.

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The ANC's 54th National Elective Conference has now drawn to a close and the festive season is upon us. That said, we thought it apt, that some of South Africa's politicians bring you a little festive cheer.

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Tiso Blackstar institutes disciplinary action against senior reporter

2017-12-14 20:27

Tiso Blackstar has confirmed that it has instituted disciplinary action against senior Sunday Times reporter Jan-Jan Joubert.

DA to lay criminal charges against Zuma after state capture ruling

2017-12-13 18:54

DA leader Mmusi Maimane says the party will be laying charges of perjury against President Jacob Zuma.

EFF will eventually join the DA-led coalition – Lekota

2017-12-06 17:36

COPE leader Mosiuoa Lekota still believes that the EFF will eventually join the DA-led coalition his party is part of.

Government 'fails' in DA's 2017 report card

2017-12-04 22:56

The DA has presented their report card at the Union Buildings, with state capture casting a pall over the its dim assessment for President Jacob Zuma and his Cabinet.

DA: NPA must announce Zuma’s court date

2017-12-02 22:46

There is now nothing standing in the way of the National Prosecuting Authority from proceeding with the corruption case against president Jacob Zuma, according to DA leader Mmusi Maimane.

Support Ramaphosa and we will not see a downgrade - Gordhan

2017-11-23 19:58

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has endorsed Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, saying he should be given a chance to implement his "New Deal" proposal.

We need two centres of power

2017-11-19 05:52

The logic of not allowing Thabo Mbeki a third term as head of the ANC was to avoid “two centres of power”. In other words, to avoid a tug-of-war between party headquarters Luthuli House and the presidency, writes Chuck Stephens.

John Moodey stays on as DA leader in Gauteng

2017-11-18 17:16

John Moodey will remain the leader of the Democratic Alliance in Gauteng, following the party's provincial congress in Midrand.


Maimane: De Lille matter shows DA is different to ANC

2018-01-20 15:24

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane says the public scandal around Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille showed just how different the DA is compared to the ANC.

Ramaphosa's election 'too little, too late' - Maimane

2017-12-18 20:14

The election of Cyril Ramaphosa as the ANC's new president is "too little too late" as the party is "dead and cannot self-correct", says DA leader Mmusi Maimane.

Zuma is a 'tsotsi' and 'delinquent litigant' - Maimane

2017-12-14 18:18

President Jacob Zuma is a "delinquent litigant", DA leader Mmusi Maimane says.

Maimane advises Zuma to ask the Guptas for a loan to pay legal costs

2017-12-13 13:14

President Jacob Zuma might have to fork out as much as R1.5m in legal fees for delaying the release of the state capture report, says DA leader Mmusi Maimane.

PP report into Vrede diary farm project delayed because of ANC conference - Maimane

2017-12-05 19:59

DA leader Mmusi Maimane is questioning whether Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is deliberately withholding the release of a report into the Vrede dairy farm project, ahead of the upcoming ANC elective conference.

Mmusi Maimane's 6-point plan to fix SA economy - fast

2017-12-04 11:56

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane believes there are policies which can be implemented immediately at no great cost to the fiscus, which will turn the economy around.

Municipality up for grabs

2017-11-26 05:59

A convoy of ANC-branded bakkies drove around the Metsimaholo Local Municipality in Sasolburg in the Free State, yesterday, and men with loudhailers appealed to residents to vote for the ANC and not waste their ballots on the SA Communist Party (SACP).

I will not fail the people of Gauteng, vows Moodey

2017-11-19 09:19

John Moodey, who will remain the leader of the Democratic Alliance in Gauteng, says he is humbled by voters reaffirming their trust in him.

What the Gupta man saw

2017-11-19 05:51

President Zuma has been described variously as a strategist, a master chess player, a conniving politician, a devious character, and a dishonest and greedy leader, writes Mondli Makhanya.

'Gauteng must become blue come 2019' - Maimane

2017-11-18 16:37

Democratic Alliance Is bringing change to South Africa, says leader Mmusi Maimane, adding that Jacob Zuma and the ANC only have 18 months of governance left.

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