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[…]
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[…]
The DA, which is the country’s biggest opposition party, is facing its biggest crisis yet after Mmusi Maimane resigned as leader on Wednesday, declaring that the party he has led for four years “is not the vehicle best suited to take forward the vision of building one South Africa”. Maimane’s[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
DA leader Mmusi Maimane says public resources have been looted by ANC politicians in many municipalities. He led a picket to the Free State Premier’s Office to hand over a memorandum demanding the provincial government to take immediate action against municipalities that have failed to pay Eskom. Maimane says the[…]
DA leader Mmusi Maimane has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to “come clean” and “turn himself in” to the state capture inquiry. In a statement on Wednesday, Maimane said he agreed with Ramaphosa’s comments on Tuesday when the president said: “For the country to move forward, we need to establish[…]
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[…]
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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