'Sexual content': DA's Van Damme unfazed by threatening email

2018-11-15 19:24

DA MP Phumzile van Damme says she is not bothered by an email threatening to leak pictures and videos of her if she does not pay up.

DA leaders pick sides amid confusion over party's decision to ditch BEE policy

2018-08-07 07:35

Senior DA party leaders have attacked each other on public platforms, disagreeing over whether the party had actually taken a decision to scrap the empowerment policy.

MultiChoice must release ANN7 contracts - DA

2017-11-26 22:50

The Democratic Alliance has called for MultiChoice to release the contracts it had entered into with news TV station ANN7.

DA wants Zuma to appoint SABC board immediately

2017-09-27 18:47

The DA has called on President Jacob Zuma to appoint the SABC board immediately.

DA not done yet with Bell Pottinger

2017-09-05 19:07

The expulsion of the Guptas’ former spin doctors Bell Pottinger from the Public Relations and Communications Association is “one battle that was won in a greater war,” said DA spokesperson Phumzile van Damme.

DA wants power 'by all means necessary' - ANC

2017-08-28 14:18

The DA's call for "emergency elections" undermines the Constitution and is a refusal to accept defeat at the polls, the ANC has said.

DA confident after presenting its case against Guptas' former PR firm

2017-08-18 18:57

The DA on Friday presented its case against the Guptas' former public relations firm Bell Pottinger reiterating its call that they must declare all funds from their Gupta accounts.

Mthembu dodges tough questions on #GuptaLeaks, media tribunal

2017-08-03 16:59

ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu did his best to evade some awkward questions on the #GuptaLeaks and media appeals tribunal during a Daily Maverick media event in Cape Town.

With Hlaudi gone, DA guns for SABC's acting CFO

2017-06-19 20:05

With Hlaudi Motsoeneng dismissed and former CFO and acting CEO James Aguma facing disciplinary steps, the DA has now set its sights on the SABC's acting CFO.

Purchase of luxury vehicles for ministers should not make headlines - deputy minister

2017-05-03 09:06

The purchase of luxury vehicles for ministers should not be used as a "political football" or as "headlines", Deputy Communications Minister Thandi Mahabehlala says.


IN TWEETS: Twitter reacts to spat between Manyi and DA's Van Damme

2018-09-07 12:03

An exchange between Mzwanele Manyi and DA MP Phumzile van Damme on Twitter has sparked a number of responses from bemused social media users.

Phumzile van Damme quits as DA spokesperson

2018-02-14 20:06

DA MP Phumzile van Damme has resigned as the party's national spokesperson.

It's 'business as usual' at SABC, says DA

2017-11-16 15:52

The DA fears that it is "business as usual" at the SABC after it was revealed that the preferred candidate to become the broadcaster's group CEO has been accused of fraud and corruption in the past, and the subsequent resignation of one of the new SABC board members.

DA withdraws Bell Pottinger complaint with CIPR

2017-09-20 21:01

The DA will no longer pursue a complaint it lodged with the UK’s Chartered Institute of Public Relations against one of its members who worked for disgraced PR firm Bell Pottinger on the Gupta account.

Committee wants clampdown on people who mislead Parliament

2017-08-29 19:38

The portfolio committee on communications is seeking legal advice on a report saying Minister Faith Muthambi and others might have misled Parliament during hearings on the SABC.

DA launches petition for early 'emergency elections'

2017-08-27 17:10

The Democratic Alliance has launched a petition calling for early "emergency elections".

‘It’s far from over, Mister President’

2017-08-13 06:00

ANC members and alliance partners are set to take to the streets with civil organisations to call for Zuma to go.

Bell Pottinger dodges protest

2017-07-16 06:05

Emotions flared as South Africans took turns behind a loudspeaker to voice their disdain for British public relations firm Bell Pottinger at its central London offices during rush hour on Friday afternoon in Holborn.

Zuma due back in Parliament on Wednesday

2017-05-29 22:46

President Jacob Zuma will likely face renewed calls to step down from opposition benches when he presents the presidency's budget to Parliament.

Zuma is out of touch with the public's anger – DA

2017-04-10 20:35

DA spokesperson Phumzile van Damme has slammed President Jacob Zuma's statement that the recent marches against him were racist.

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