The Democratic Alliance (DA) questioned the role of Parliament in holding Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize to account for allegations of irregularly awarding a contract to communications company Digital Vibes. Opposition parties have accused the African National Congress (ANC) members of Parliament of shielding the executive, this was revealed during[…]
Political analyst Dirk Coetzee says the timing of Democratic Alliance MP Phumzile van Damme’s resignation is surprising. On Thursday Van Damme announced her resignation as an MP but said will stay as a party member, she stressed that she will not be joining another political party. She was placed on[…]
The DA has described events unfolding in the ruling party as a “farcical merry-go-round of suspensions and counter-suspensions”. The controversy began on Wednesday with ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule’s suspension from the party after failing to vacate his position in line with the party’s step aside resolution. This was followed by[…]
The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Parliament says it will be lodging a formal complaint with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) against the African National Congress (ANC) and Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), for what it calls a race baiting by the two political parties. The move follows the infamous[…]
The High Court in Cape Town has dismissed the DA’s challenge against beach closures along the Garden Route. The Democratic Alliance says its disappointed by the judgment handed down by the High Court. DA Leader John Steehuisen however welcomes the amended hours from 9am to 6pm to 6am to 7pm:[…]
DA Western Cape Leader, Bongikosi Madikizlea has been re-elected as the party’s provincial leader. He was one of the candidates who was vying for several top spots in the party’s Western Cape Congress, which was hosted virtually this year, due to COVID-19. Madikizela beat Masizole Mnqasela and Wendy Philander, in[…]
Following, alleged false allegations made on radio by the Hanover Park ward councillor, Antonio Van Der Rheede, several community members took to the streets on Wednesday morning to voice their dissatisfaction. Residents have accused Van Der Rheede of ongoing favoritism and manipulation within the poverty stricken community. “He is using[…]
DA leader John Steenhuisen has thanked his party for showing the best of itself during the Covid-19 pandemic.Addressing the DA congress on Sunday, Steenhuisen lauded how the Western Cape government, led by his party, performed during the Covid-19 pandemic. “If it weren’t for this challenging year, we would not have[…]
DA interim leader John Steenhuisen and KwaZulu-Natal MPL Mbali Ntuli both made a last effort to convince the party’s more than 2,000 delegates at its national congress to elect them leader. The DA’s first ever virtual congress got under way on Saturday morning, a mammoth task which comes ahead of[…]
The Democratic Alliance (DA) will on Friday release documents regarding various cases before its Federal Legal Commission against former Gauteng leader John Moodey. Moodey quit the DA, saying he faced numerous trumped-up charges that were designed to thwart his campaign to lead the party. Gauteng MPL, Solly Msimanga, has taken[…]
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