One thing we know: when it is all over, those of us who survive will find some form of meaning in it, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources and Energy deferred its decision on a private member's bill seeking to intervene in Eskom's energy crisis.
National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise is considering another DA motion to remove Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane after the previous motion was withdrawn and another submitted.
The DA says it is "unsurprised" by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's statement in which she labels the parliamentary process to consider her removal "unconstitutional".
The office of National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise has approved a motion to initiate proceedings for the removal of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
The bill, commonly referred to as the ISMO Bill or the Cheaper Energy Bill, aims to drive the cost of electricity down.
The DA's future will be determined by what happens in the next 48 hours. The key will be how it navigates the treacherous waters of identity politics. There's no doubt: the party's future is under threat, writes Pieter du Toit.
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.
Democratic Alliance MPs Natasha Mazzone, Kevin Mileham and and Ghaleb Cachalia said they were dead set against the plans to use public service pensions to assist Eskom financially and would work through Parliament to stop government from doing so.
The parliamentary process regarding the prima facie assessment of the motion for Busisiwe Mkhwebane's removal as Public Protector will continue.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkwhebane learnt of the looming Parliamentary removal proceedings against her through the media, her office says.
DA MP Natasha Mazzone has briefed her peers on a private member's bill to fix ailing power utility Eskom.
DA parliamentary leader John Steenhuisen appointed Natasha Mazzone as his chief whip at the party's caucus meeting on Thursday morning.
Action the US government has recently taken shows what can be done when there is political will to steer South Africa in the right direction, the DA's Natasha Mazzone says.
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.
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