John Steenhuisen

John Steenhuisen praises DA for its Covid-19 response

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[…]

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DA to announce new leader on Sunday

The Democratic Alliance says it will announce its new leader on Sunday afternoon following its first-ever virtual elective congress which will begin on Saturday. This year, the official opposition party lost three provincial leaders with one saying it’s no longer the party he joined 20 years ago. This was preceded[…]

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DA heads to courts as SA remains divided over school closures

The DA says it is heading to court to argue that the decision to close public schools for four weeks is “politically rather than scientifically motivated”. The party said the decision made by Cabinet following Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga’s consultations with the sector; including MECs, heads of department, union[…]

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DA urges Ramaphosa to give regular updates on lockdown

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[…]

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WILD: Steenhuisen has a mammoth task to quell race claims in DA

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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Mduduzi Manana quit to save face‚ says DA

Former deputy higher education and training minister Mduduzi Manana’s resignation as a member of parliament was an attempt to “evade accountability”. That was how the DA interpreted his abrupt resignation on Tuesday. Manana was supposed to appear before Parliament’s Joint Committee on Ethics and Members’ Interests on Wednesday. The resignation[…]

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