The old flag was the product of attempts to unify white South Africa, to the exclusion of black South Africans, writes Pieter du Toit.
Following the release of the SABC’s report on editorial interference at the public broadcaster on Monday, which implicated several high-ranking staff and government officials, the Democratic Alliance says it will lay criminal charges against former minister of communications, Faith Muthambi.
The family claims it was Phumzile van Damme who became aggressive after attempting to jump the queue in front of them at a Clicks store at the V&A Waterfront.
DA MP Phumzile van Damme has accepted an apology by the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town following a 'racist' altercation at the upmarket venue.
DA MP Phumzile van Damme has laid charges after security guards allegedly assaulted her outside the Medupi Power Station in Limpopo.
The Democratic Alliance says the South African rail system has "gone to the dogs".
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.
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.
The Democratic Alliance has called for MultiChoice to release the contracts it had entered into with news TV station ANN7.
The DA has called on President Jacob Zuma to appoint the SABC board immediately.
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.
Communications and Digital Technologies Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams deliberately withheld from Parliament that Finance Minister Tito Mboweni had turned down the SABC's application for a guarantee, Phumzile van Damme has charged.
Former DA leader Helen Zille ignited a twar between her and DA communications spokesperson Phumzile van Damme on Sunday.
The V&A Waterfront in Cape Town has apologised to DA MP Phumzile van Damme after she posted about an alleged racist ordeal at the popular tourist destination.
The shortlist of candidates to fill the eight vacancies on the board of the SABC has been finalised by the portfolio committee of communications.
The young leaders who will pick up the baton from the current generation will therefore have to earn the trust of the people again in a legitimate and credible way. It remains uncertain who will step into the void.
An exchange between Mzwanele Manyi and DA MP Phumzile van Damme on Twitter has sparked a number of responses from bemused social media users.
DA MP Phumzile van Damme has resigned as the party's national spokesperson.
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.
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.
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.
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