Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
Helen Zille’s return to DA politics is an unabashed challenge to the Mmusi Maimane doctrine. There are stark differences between two prevailing schools of thought in the party. Only one will survive, writes Pieter du Toit.
This week on POLOTIKI, it’s crunch time for South Africa’s political parties. The ANC and Democratic Alliance are rolling out their respective heavyweights on the campaign trail.
It's been a grim old election campaign, full of crooks and chancers, Tony Leon tells Pieter du Toit.
Party disaffection and its "confused" ideological stance leads senior MPs to consider a "true liberal" political formation.
Former DA leader Tony Leon's father, Ramon Leon, died at the weekend, his office has confirmed.
A public relations firm headed by former DA leader Tony Leon and communications director Nick Clelland is set to receive over R650 000 from the City of Cape Town.
Former DA leader Tony Leon seems surprised that his former speechwriter, South African-born Joel Pollak, is a prominent President Donald Trump-loving mover and shaker in the US.
Former DA leader Tony Leon says the ANC has come out the biggest loser in the local government elections and the fight for the party's lost 3 million voters will determine the outcome of the 2019 general elections.
Former DA leader Tony Leon has provided a few guiding words for the soon-to-be announced new leader of the party.
Former DA leader Tony Leon says the EFF can only distract Parliament with their red overalls and berets for a few days. After that, Leon believes, they will have to show their true political abilities.
South Africa heads to the polls today for its sixth democratic elections. News24 and pollster Dawie Scholtz take a trip down memory lane with most shocking and bizarre stories from this year’s election campaigns.
Former DA leader Tony Leon is of the view that if you lower the ANC’s power, there will be less corruption.
Former DA leader Tony Leon has said the elections are the perfect place to punish the ANC, countering President Cyril Ramaphosa's pleas to the electorate in KZN to vote ANC.
DA veteran Douglas Gibson says calls for the reopening of a murder investigation against Winnie Madikizela-Mandela by former party leader Tony Leon were part of efforts remedy problems related to crime investigations and prosecution during apartheid.
While the ANC stole outside the legal framework, the DA "thieves" in the City of Cape Town within the legal framework, claims the the Congress of SA Trade Unions.
Watching the drama that is playing out in the DA, one is tempted to shout: “Welcome to the real world of power politics, guys”, writes Mondli Makhanya.
If the architects of the Constitution could do it all over again, they might constrain the powers of the executive and make public institutions stronger.
The upcoming local government elections are probably the most important since 1994, former DA leader Tony Leon says.
In his latest book, Tony Leon discusses the many interactions he had with the country's first democratic president.
Former DA leader Tony Leon believes Julius Malema's policies - just like Hugo Chávez's - could ruin South Africa. Watch.
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