DA leader Mmusi Maimane

Maimane resigns from the DA: Why and what’s next?

Less than 24 hours after his resignation as leader of the Democratic Alliance (DA) opposition party in South Africa, Mmusi Maimane has now tendered his resignation from parliament and the party entirely. Joining Maimane in his resignation from leadership on Wednesday was former mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay and party[…]

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BREAKING | Mmusi Maimane resigns from DA and Parliament

Mmusi Maimane has announced his resignation from the DA and as a member of Parliament. In a tweet on Thursday morning, Maimane said it has been the “greatest honour to serve” the country, before he announced his resignation from the party and Parliament. DEVELOPING | DA in crisis: Meetings in[…]

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DA headed for showdown as Zille shocks SA

As pressure mounts for him to be removed as leader and opposing camps gear up for a divisive and damaging clash, Maimane warns attempts to turn the DA into a ‘narrow, minority party’ would be dangerous for the country Former DA leader Helen Zille’s announcement that she would be contesting[…]

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Politicians react to Mmusi Maimane’s ‘Steinhoff-sponsored car’ scandal: ‘Hope you enjoyed church today’

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has raised eyebrows after allegations that he drove a Steinhoff-sponsored SUV, despite being warned not to. The claims were published in Rapport. The paper claimed that the car was given to Maimane during the 2016 elections by Markus Jooste, former CEO of Steinhoff. Investments worth billions were lost[…]

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Maimane to launch DA’s ‘jobs act’

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane will officially launch his party’s “jobs act” as part of  Freedom Day commemorations in Johannesburg on Saturday. The party leader says the DA is determined to go the extra mile in making sure that at least every household has someone who is working, and eliminate the high[…]

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Maimane: Gupta coal deal with Eskom ‘stinks’

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has called on the public protector to broaden her scope in her “state capture” investigation. This follows reports that a contract worth in excess of R564-million was awarded by Eskom last month to an ailing coal mining company taken over by the Gupta family and President[…]

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I never lied about Nkandla – Zuma

President Jacob Zuma told Parliament on Tuesday said that he had never lied about the upgrades to his home in Nkandla. This was after DA leader Mmusi Maimane demanded to see his bond, after quoting from a 2012 statement Zuma made to Parliament, saying that his home was bonded and that he[…]

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