James Selfe steps down as DA Federal Executive chair

2019-06-09 17:15

DA federal executive chair James Selfe has stepped down from his position to head up its governance unit, party leader Mmusi Maimane has announced.

Here's the DA's 'shadow cabinet'

2019-06-05 16:14

The DA has announced its team of spokespersons – or its "shadow cabinet", as the party likes to call it – with marching orders from party leader Mmusi Maimane to hold the executive to account at every turn.

WATCH: 6th Parliament rises - MPs vow to keep it accountable

2019-05-22 21:41

The sixth democratically elected Parliament opened on Wednesday, with the swearing-in of Members of Parliament.

Zille's 'black privilege' tweet referred to DA top brass: 'It's going to stop', says Maimane

2019-05-21 18:03

Former DA leader and outgoing Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will be referred to the party's Federal Executive Council about her controversial "black privilege" tweet.

3 reasons why Maimane averted a mutiny at DA FedEX

2019-05-14 07:07

After the DA's drop in electoral support, the sharks were circling around the DA leader Mmusi Maimane. Yet, the Federal Executive Council expressed its "unambiguous" support for its leader.

Maimane to remain DA leader until federal congress in 2021, party announces in his absence

2019-05-13 19:41

DA leader Mmusi Maimane is to remain leader of the party until its federal congress in 2021.

'Comfortable' Maimane looking forward to Gauteng's final results on Friday

2019-05-10 05:56

DA leader Mmusi Maimane put on a brave face as he dropped in at the IEC's results operations centre on Thursday evening.

WATCH: 'This vote is about competence' - DA's Maimane casts his vote in Dobsonville

2019-05-08 09:51

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane joined the queues at the Presbyterian Church in Dobsonville, Soweto to cast his vote.

'Ramaphosa has abandoned Durban' - Maimane's last push to woo KZN

2019-05-07 17:17

In a vigorous attempt to woo KwaZulu-Natal voters, DA leader Mmusi Maimane has told Durban residents that President Cyril Ramaphosa failed them and he has urged them to vote for the DA.

Hopeful youth turn to DA as masses attend Soweto rally

2019-05-04 15:45

Dobsonville Stadium in Soweto was a sea of blue on Saturday as the day held its final rally ahead of the May 8 elections. Majority of those who filled the grandstands proved to be the young.


'ANC has run out of ideas how to stimulate the economy' - Maimane

2019-06-05 20:25

Against a backdrop of SA's economic growth grinding to a standstill, and economic policy being one of the battlegrounds for the ANC's infighting, opposition party the DA announced its spokespersons and focus for the Sixth Parliament on Wednesday.

Maimane wishes De Lille well and will 'hold her accountable like any other person'

2019-05-30 10:51

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has wished former party member Patricia de Lille well in her appointment as Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure, but adds that she will be held to account like any other person.

Jobs Bill, oversight over the presidency and 'shadow cabinet meetings' on DA's agenda for 6th Parliament

2019-05-22 05:33

The DA remains bullish as the official opposition party ahead of a new term in Parliament, despite returning with fewer MPs than ever before.

Maimane's mea culpa on drop in votes: 'We made mistakes, but we must recover'

2019-05-14 17:03

The DA's poor election results are a temporary setback, DA leader Mmusi Maimane has written in a letter to DA representatives, activists and members, in which he takes full responsibility for the outcome.

'We want to build one South Africa for all' - DA on the rise of nationalism

2019-05-13 21:41

Despite the rise of nationalism believed to have caused a loss in support for the Democratic Alliance in the May 2019 elections, the political party states that it remains committed to building "one South Africa for all".

WATCH LIVE: Mmusi Maimane addresses IEC results centre floor

DA leader Mmusi Maimane addresses the IEC results centre floor as final results stream in at the ROC in Pretoria. Watch live.

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#AfterVotingIExpect… SA tweeps have some big demands for incoming govt

2019-05-08 17:58

Many South Africans have voiced their opinions on Twitter about what they hope the winning party will do to ensure a better South Africa for all, weighing in at #AfterVotingIExpect.

SA's sixth free elections: Will the ANC be punished for state capture?

2019-05-08 05:57

South Africans will deliver their verdict on an ANC government whose last term of office has been beset by corruption, state capture and poor governance when they go to the polls in the country’s sixth democratic election on Wednesday.

Would you like to ask Mmusi Maimane a question? Here's your chance!

2019-05-05 13:44

We're opening News24 up to the leaders of various political parties so that our audience can engage with them directly. Here's how you can get involved.

Sea of blue gather at last push for DA ahead of election day

2019-05-04 10:12

As political parties gear up for their last push ahead of the May 8 elections, the DA is holding its final rally in Soweto.

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