Dianne Kohler Barnard

Kohler Barnard suspension “a smoke screen”

The ANC Western Cape says it is vindicated by its position that the DA only put up a smoke screen around the suspension of Dianne Kohler Barnard in order to eventually absolve her. The African National Congress (ANC) in Parliament is threatening to find other ways of punishing Kohler Barnard[…]

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Kohler Barnard decision shows DA’s true colours: ANC

The Democratic Alliance’s decision to keep Dianne Kohler Barnard in Parliament showed the party’s true colours, the African National Congress said on Tuesday. It said it was disturbed, but not surprised, by the outcome of Kohler Barnard’s appeal against her expulsion. “[It was] a hopeless attempt to dupe the public[…]

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Kohler Barnard expulsion lifted

Dianne Kohler Barnard’s explusion from the Democratic Alliance has been lifted. This follows an appeal process on Tuesday, where the party decided to keep Kohler Barnard in her position until the end of the fifth Parliament. This is on condition that she is not found guilty of any transgressions during[…]

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Kohler Barnard shown the door

Two MPs have been kicked out of the Democratic Alliance following a meeting by the party’s Federal Executive on Friday evening to discuss internal matters. Dianne Kohler Barnard and Juanita Terblanche had their membership to the party terminated, national spokesperson Phumzile van Damme said. Former shadow minister of police, Kohler[…]

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Kohler Barnard to face the music

The fate of former DA shadow minister for police, Dianne Kohler Barnard will be decided on Friday when the party’s disciplinary hearing sits to hear her response to charges laid against her following her sharing of a controversial social media post. Kohler Barnard courted controversy last week when she shared[…]

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DA ‘demotes’ Dianne Kohler Barnard

The Democratic Alliance shadow minister of police, Diane Kohler Barnard, has been removed from her position, the official opposition party announced on Saturday. Kohler Barnard has been moved to shadow deputy minister of public works in a reshuffle that saw several big names moving within the party. A social media[…]

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Little sympathy for Kohler Barnard after PW post

There was little sympathy among the South Africans who took to social media on Friday after DA MP Dianne Kohler Barnard shared a Facebook comment praising apartheid president PW Botha. “Dianne Kohler Barnard should be fired. Posting that PW Botha thing means she’s very racist, very stupid, or both. Whichever,[…]

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DA to take action against Kohler Barnard over FB post

The Democratic Alliance will take disciplinary action against its MP Dianne Kohler Barnard for sharing a post on Facebook praising PW Botha. “I have requested our disciplinary body… to take steps to investigate,” DA leader Mmusi Maimane told News24. This was part of the party’s internal processes which had to[…]

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