Our debt-to-GDP ratio is growing, we're running a problematic current account deficit, state-owned companies are a drag on the economy and our bloated public service wage bill needs to be trimmed. We're running out of money, and fast.
The Zuma faction is still in charge, DA MP Natasha Mazzone told President Cyril Ramaphosa in the debate on his State of the Nation Address during a joint sitting of the houses of Parliament.
Speaker of the National Assembly Thandi Modise has declined the DA's request to debate Eskom's financial crisis.
South Africa needs "solutions and not more talk shops" to end Eskom’s "monopolistic stranglehold on electricity" and to rescue the crippling economy, says DA spokesperson on public enterprises Natasha Mazzone.
The DA believes government should partially privatise Eskom and allow for competition.
DA leader Mmusi Maimane wants the government to allow billionaire Patrice Motsepe and other independent power producers to contribute to the power grid.
Crazy, but true. On Tuesday Deputy President David Mabuza said he doesn't take Finance Minister Tito Mboweni "seriously". Let's break it down for you and try to answer the question: What does this mean?
DA leader Mmusi Maimane has called for the privatisation of Eskom, while President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured it will remain state-owned.
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has acknowledged to Parliament that some of these entities battled with timeous submissions of their financial statements.
Although optimistic about the Zondo Commission’s Inquiry into State Capture, the Democratic Alliance fears that there will be a lack of consequences for offenders.
The DA says it will not divulge the names of the people who are sources of some of the evidence the party claims it has against De Lille because it is protecting whistleblowers.
DA chief whip John Steenhuisen could stand for the position of federal executive chairperson, opening up his current post.
Parliament is looking into the disappearance of dozens of leather-bound copies of the Constitution that were meant for incoming members of the sixth democratic Parliament.
The DA intends to write to the new speaker of Parliament to have the National Assembly debate Eskom's financial crisis.
The Democratic Alliance is calling on all South Africans to stand up against President Cyril Ramaphosa and the ANC, following recent blackouts in the country.
Senior DA leader Natasha Mazzone was in Limpopo where the party launched its provincial manifesto ahead of the elections.
Members of Parliament used an urgent debate on the energy crisis on Thursday to campaign for the national election instead. Here's how they did it.
The Democratic Alliance will write to Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan to consider the party's proposed bill that seeks to end Eskom's monopoly in the electricity space.
Irregular expenditure by government departments and state entities have accumulated to R72.6bn, according to an analysis by the DA.
The battle between Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille and the Democratic Alliance is getting uglier, with De Lille slamming the party's Natasha Mazzone as "clueless".
The DA will seek to move another motion of no confidence in Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille, after the Western Cape High Court ruled in her favour in her case against the party.
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