The Democratic Alliance (DA) is expected to file court papers on Thursday to challenge the rationality of the night curfew, the ban on e-commerce and the restriction on exercise hours under the regulations. DA interim leader, John Steenhuisen, says that these restrictions are in place due to the lack of[…]
The Democratic Alliance (DA) Interim Leader, John Steenhuisen has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to update the nation on the continued lockdown of the country relating to COVID-19. Steenhuisen says it has been more than two weeks since Ramaphosa last addressed the nation on the issue, when he announced that[…]
As the Western Cape ramps up its screenings and testing for Covid-19 as confirmed cases rise, the ANC in the province is calling for the return to Level 5 lockdown to be considered. On Friday, it said the situation in the province was getting worse, with hot spots in the[…]
Democratic Alliance provincial spokespersons on health will all submit Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) applications to their respective provincial health departments compelling them to release daily, detailed coronavirus (Covid-19) statistics, the DA said on Sunday. Of the nine provinces, only the Western Cape and Gauteng (although in a[…]
The Democratic Alliance has urged the basic education department to work closely with the South African Police Service (SAPS) to ensure maximum police visibility at schools during the coronavirus (Covid-19) lockdown. This followed Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga’s confirmation that 397 schools had been vandalised across the country since the[…]
South Africa’s main opposition Democratic Alliance applauded the 21-day lockdown announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday night to combat the spread of Covid-19, calling it the right thing to do in a situation similar to war time. The smaller, but influential Economic Freedom Fighters noted the lockdown from midnight[…]
They might not have regularly seen eye-to-eye, but EFF leader Julius Malema and former DA head Mmusi Maimane proved to Mzansi they could overcome their differences. Here is a timeline of how they went from rivals to having a budding “bromance”. Knocking out Maimane At the beginning of 2019, Malema[…]
The Democratic Alliance in the Western Cape lost a ward to the African National Congress in by-elections on Wednesday, but says they are otherwise pleased with the results. While the loss of a ward may seem significant to many – particularly because it came in a province dominated by DA[…]
The Democratic Alliance has asked the head of the parliamentary committees, the National Assembly House Chairperson of Committees, to intervene in the process of introducing the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) content planned for school students by the Department of Basic Education. The DA hopes that their request will yield positive[…]
The Democratic Alliance is shooting itself in the foot with policies perceived as unsympathetic to black people. This is according to the World Institute of Leadership and Development. The institution said the DA’s new parliamentary leader, John Steenhuisen, has a mammoth task to quell the race claims against the party. READ: Steenhuisen urges those[…]
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