Pieter du Toit: Maimane's dramatic resignation could threaten DA's future

2019-10-24 07:01

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.

DA MP Phumzile van Damme stands her ground as party considers probe into V&A Waterfront 'assault' incident

2019-08-26 15:41

DA MP Phumzile Van Damme says she will not be "sacrificed at the altar" after a media report that the party is looking into a request to probe an alleged racist altercation she was involved in at the V&A Waterfront earlier this year.

Communications minister 'deliberately misled' Parly about SABC bailout, charges DA's Van Damme

2019-07-08 16:37

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.

Van Damme to Zille in epic twar over racist V&A Waterfront incident: 'I don’t kowtow to bullies'

2019-06-23 18:04

Former DA leader Helen Zille ignited a twar between her and DA communications spokesperson Phumzile van Damme on Sunday.

Waterfront apologises to DA MP Phumzile van Damme after she throws punch 'in self-defence' during alleged racist ordeal

2019-06-18 17:49

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.

REVEALED: Final list of SABC board candidates

2019-03-14 12:17

The shortlist of candidates to fill the eight vacancies on the board of the SABC has been finalised by the portfolio committee of communications.

Are these the future leaders of South Africa?

2019-01-25 06:00

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.

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.


'Not bothered, not surprised' - DA's Van Damme, Mphithi on IRR's latest campaign

2019-10-08 07:43

DA leader and MP Phumzile van Damme says she is neither surprised nor bothered by the Institute of Race Relations slamming her and three other party leaders in its latest campaign to "save opposition politics".

DA to lay criminal charges against Faith Muthambi following SABC report

2019-08-05 16:20

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.

'She made it a race thing' - family denies being racist towards Phumzile van Damme

2019-07-07 18:25

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.

Phumzile van Damme and V&A Waterfront bury the hatchet following apology after 'racist incident'

2019-06-19 08:07

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’s Phumzile van Damme lays assault charges against Medupi Power Station security guards

2019-03-27 19:19

DA MP Phumzile van Damme has laid charges after security guards allegedly assaulted her outside the Medupi Power Station in Limpopo.

'Our rail system quite frankly has gone to the dogs' - DA protests at Prasa offices

2019-01-30 18:55

The Democratic Alliance says the South African rail system has "gone to the dogs".

'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.

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