ANC has abandoned its founding principles of the new South Africa - Wilmot James

2015-10-09 18:26

The ANC has abandoned its commitment to the founding principles of the new South Africa and instead has resorted to 'bullying, propaganda and hostility to criticism,' according to opposition MP Wilmot James.

ARV shortages: DA is convinced the health department is to blame

2015-05-25 15:01

The DA will ask Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi to explain whether the contracts for the supply of antiretroviral medicine were signed on time after it was reported that hospitals were running out of stock.

James: I would have been disappointed if I did not run

2015-05-10 17:16

Defeated DA leader candidate Wilmot James said he would have been disappointed in himself if he did not enter the leadership race.

Voting closed for new DA leaders

2015-05-10 08:30

The voting process has closed for the new DA leadership at the 2015 DA Federal Congress being held in Port Elizabeth.

Verwoerd comment overshadows Zille's last dance

2015-05-09 21:58

A comment by veteran journalist Allister Sparks on apartheid-era prime minister Hendrik Verwoerd has overshadowed outgoing DA leader Helen Zille's "last dance" for the party.

DA leader candidate Adrian Naidoo realistic about chances

2015-05-09 11:02

DA party leader candidate Adrian Naidoo says he is realistic about his chances of winning the highly-contested position of party leader.

DA to elect new leaders

2015-05-09 07:16

A total of 1 425 voting delegates are expected to elect a leader to replace Helen Zille at the DA’s federal congress.

DA congress to be a high-tech 'Hollywood production'

2015-05-08 18:30

The DA’s election of its new leadership is expected to be a high-tech Hollywood production, the congress's convenor says.

Maimane 'believers' welcome delegates at airport

2015-05-08 11:25

DA delegates landing in Port Elizabeth for the party’s federal congress are being greeted by banners of Mmusi Maimane.

Maimane 'flip-flops' on death penalty referendum

2015-05-06 14:57

Two days after DA leadership candidate Mmusi Maimane publicly expressed his support for a referendum on the death penalty, he has backed down.


Call to ensure no room for error in HIV test kit screening process

2015-09-30 18:08

The robustness of the screening processes for South Africa’s HIV test kits has been called into question following revelations that defective batches had passed initial tests.

New DA leader 'believes in tomorrow'

2015-05-10 21:15

The halls and corridors of the DA 2015 conference, which was a hive of activity, excitement and speculation, have gone quiet as DA delegates started making their way back home.

We are a diverse leadership: Maimane

2015-05-10 16:27

The newly elected leadership of the Democratic Alliance is diverse, and represents the values of late former president Nelson Mandela, party leader Mmusi Maimane has said.

Voting has started at DA congress

2015-05-09 22:15

Voting for the new Democratic Alliance leader has started before sunrise, congress convener Greg Krumbock has said.

We are going to replace the ANC - Trollip

2015-05-09 11:41

DA Eastern Cape leader Athol Trollip has said at the official opening of the DA's 2015 Federal Congress in Port Elizabeth that the party is not going to emulate the ANC, but replace it.

DA is not a monarchy - James

2015-05-09 09:51

The DA is not a monarchy where a successor to a leader can automatically assume power, party leader candidate Wilmot James says.

Trollip confident of victory

2015-05-08 19:41

Athol Trollip is confident of being elected DA chairperson this weekend.

DA's James reveals campaign finances

2015-05-08 17:42

DA leader candidate Wilmot James has made his campaign finances public and challenged opponents Mmusi Maimane and Athol Trollip to do the same.

Maimane has turned nasty - James

2015-05-07 16:43

The battle for the leadership of the DA has taken another heated turn, with Wilmot James accusing his opponent Mmusi Maimane of turning "nasty".

Maimane, James in mudslinging battle

2015-05-06 14:36

Two days after a widely publicised television debate between the DA's leadership candidates, the mudslinging between Mmusi Maimane and Wilmot James's camps has begun in earnest.

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