Government fails again to release Integrated Resource Plan, creating yet more uncertainty

Government fails again to release Integrated Resource Plan, creating yet more uncertainty
The Democratic Alliance (DA) demands that Minister Mantashe immediately release the IRP and take the necessary steps to open up our grid to Independent Power Producers. We need to ensure that South …
Government fails again to release Integrated Resource Plan, creating yet more uncertainty

South Africa’s Former Energy Minister, Jeff Radebe appointed to reassure African counterparts

South Africa’s Former Energy Minister, Jeff Radebe appointed to reassure African counterparts
the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia. The group of Presidential Special Envoys will deliver a message of solidarity from South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa to the heads of state as a …
South Africa’s Former Energy Minister, Jeff Radebe appointed to reassure African counterparts

President of the Republic of South Africa v Democratic Alliance and Others (CCT159/18) [2019] ZACC 35

President of the Republic of South Africa v Democratic Alliance and Others (CCT159/18) [2019] ZACC 35
[1] Can the decision of the President of the Republic of South Africa to appoint and dismiss a Minister and his Deputy be reviewed and set aside? Is the President under a rule 53 of the Uniform Rules …
President of the Republic of South Africa v Democratic Alliance and Others (CCT159/18) [2019] ZACC 35

South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Wednesday 18 September

South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Wednesday 18 September
Still, as attested to by Makhathini himself, the compliance does not garauntee further government assistance … parties like the Democratic Alliance (DA) and Freedom Front Plus (FF+) seeks to …
South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Wednesday 18 September

S. African gov't urged to clarify controversial universal healthcare bill

S. African gov't urged to clarify controversial universal healthcare bill
The South African opposition on Tuesday urged the government to clarify its National Healthcare Insurance (NHI) bill which envisages universal healthcare for all South Africans. The opposition …
S. African gov't urged to clarify controversial universal healthcare bill

South Africa: a new narrative could tackle anti-migrant crisis

South Africa: a new narrative could tackle anti-migrant crisis
African migrants have once again been targeted for looting, violence and displacement in South Africa. Not only are the events … Opposition parties, the Economic Freedom Fighters and the Democratic …
South Africa: a new narrative could tackle anti-migrant crisis

In Kouga, and around the country, the DA is a government for the future

In Kouga, and around the country, the DA is a government for the future
We cannot live in the past and cling to failed ideas from the past, the way our government loves to do … It is the first time that this technology is being trialled in South Africa to build an …
In Kouga, and around the country, the DA is a government for the future

Africa Oil & Power and South Africa Partners Condemn Attacks on Foreign Nationals

Africa Oil & Power and South Africa Partners Condemn Attacks on Foreign Nationals
We are pleased that the government has taken affirmative action against the xenophobic attacks which has already shown positive results,” said Guillaume Doane, CEO of Africa Oil & Power. “This is a …
Africa Oil & Power and South Africa Partners Condemn Attacks on Foreign Nationals

Special envoy appointed to brief African states on SA's efforts to stop xenophobia

Special envoy appointed to brief African states on SA's efforts to stop xenophobia
Presidential spokesperson Khusela Diko said the special envoy team, comprising of Radebe, Ambassador Kingsley Mamabolo and Dr. Khulu Mbatha, would visit Nigeria, Niger, Ghana, Senegal, Tanzania, the …
Special envoy appointed to brief African states on SA's efforts to stop xenophobia

The Democratic Republic Of Congo President To Host Invest DRC Forum During First South Africa State Visit

The Democratic Republic Of Congo President To Host Invest DRC Forum During First South Africa State Visit
As part of President Félix Tshisekedi’s first state visit to South Africa, the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will host its first-ever Invest DRC Forum on November 22, 2019, in …
The Democratic Republic Of Congo President To Host Invest DRC Forum During First South Africa State Visit

South African politicians should shoulder their responsibilities in the anti-migrant crisis

South African politicians should shoulder their responsibilities in the anti-migrant crisis
Other South African politicians seem to be using the riots to mask their own failings in government, while accumulating fresh political capital. City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba from the main …
South African politicians should shoulder their responsibilities in the anti-migrant crisis

DA welcomes UK’s post-BREXIT trade agreement with South Africa

DA welcomes UK’s post-BREXIT trade agreement with South Africa
The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the announcement by the Minister of Trade & Industry, Ebrahim Patel, that South Africa, along with five other African countries have concluded a post-BREXIT trade …
DA welcomes UK’s post-BREXIT trade agreement with South Africa

Government must share crime intelligence to end attacks in Joburg – Maimane

Government must share crime intelligence to end attacks in Joburg – Maimane
Democratic Alliance (DA … ANC top brass heading to Zimbabwe for African liberation movement meeting The gathering will discuss various issues including the recent spate of xenophobic violence in …
Government must share crime intelligence to end attacks in Joburg – Maimane

Government commissioned Economic Assessment report mauls Ramaphosa’s ‘Credit Bill’

Government commissioned Economic Assessment report mauls Ramaphosa’s ‘Credit Bill’
The Democratic Alliance can finally reveal that our long held view that … There is a net negative impact for South African society and the economy The formal credit will increase the cost of credit …
Government commissioned Economic Assessment report mauls Ramaphosa’s ‘Credit Bill’

Government 'lack of urgency' to blame for xenophobia – analyst

Government 'lack of urgency' to blame for xenophobia – analyst
“South African … the country or from South Africa depicting historic conflicts, as though they were happening currently, to further fuel the conflict. With the violence threatening to continue into …
Government 'lack of urgency' to blame for xenophobia – analyst

Shocking decline in the number of police reservists in South Africa

Shocking decline in the number of police reservists in South Africa
The number of police reservists has declined to 8,908 from 63,592 members in 2010, the South African Police Service … question raised by the Democratic Alliance (DA), which noted that the …
Shocking decline in the number of police reservists in South Africa

Gauteng government spends millions to train interns in artificial intelligence, only to leave them unemployed – DA

Gauteng government spends millions to train interns in artificial intelligence, only to leave them unemployed – DA
The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Gauteng said in a statement on Sunday that it was “shocked” to learn that the department of e-Government … Liaport Africa and IBA Global Training.
Gauteng government spends millions to train interns in artificial intelligence, only to leave them unemployed – DA

Cancelled games against Bafana Bafana should not be taken lightly – like South Africans, the world is sending a clear message

Cancelled games against Bafana Bafana should not be taken lightly – like South Africans, the world is sending a clear message
The Democratic Alliance … and their African counterparts. The withdrawal of teams from the friendly matches is a clear message: ‘fix your broken country!’ Madagascar has joined Zambia in calling off …
Cancelled games against Bafana Bafana should not be taken lightly – like South Africans, the world is sending a clear message

Commission-weary South Africans can take heart from High Court judgment overturning Seriti arms deal inquiry

Commission-weary South Africans can take heart from High Court judgment overturning Seriti arms deal inquiry
When Democratic Alliance leader … company Bosasa (now known as African Global Operations), the collective sigh of exasperation around the country was almost audible. Commissions of inquiry have …
Commission-weary South Africans can take heart from High Court judgment overturning Seriti arms deal inquiry

South Africans killing Nigerians because of excessive drug trade – Ghanaians in SA narrate

South Africans killing Nigerians because of excessive drug trade – Ghanaians in SA narrate
Human rights groups welcomed it, but said that the government needed to publicly recognise attacks on foreigners as xenophobic. In a statement published in October 2018, South Africa’s main opposition …
South Africans killing Nigerians because of excessive drug trade – Ghanaians in SA narrate

Limpopo Farmers Wins “Landmark” Case Against South African Government Over Land

Limpopo Farmers Wins “Landmark” Case Against South African Government Over Land
according to a statement by the Democratic Alliance on Wednesday after Rakgase won his case. The DA called it a “landmark” judgment. The government has been given 30 days to sell the farm to Rakgase …
Limpopo Farmers Wins “Landmark” Case Against South African Government Over Land

High Court orders government to sell Nooitgedacht farm in Limpopo

High Court orders government to sell Nooitgedacht farm in Limpopo
In what the Democratic Alliance (DA … others who believe they have a legitimate claim to purchase land from the government to come forward. The topic of land in South Africa is an emotional one …
High Court orders government to sell Nooitgedacht farm in Limpopo

South Africa: DA Accuses Limpopo Government of 'Hiding' Forensic Report Into 539 Suspicious Bank Transfers

South Africa: DA Accuses Limpopo Government of 'Hiding' Forensic Report Into 539 Suspicious Bank Transfers
The Democratic Alliance has accused the Limpopo government of trying to “hide … AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa – aggregating, producing and distributing 600 news and information …
South Africa: DA Accuses Limpopo Government of 'Hiding' Forensic Report Into 539 Suspicious Bank Transfers

Government denies African countries pulling out of WEF because of xenophobic attacks

Government denies African countries pulling out of WEF because of xenophobic attacks
Reports said Malawi, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) would not attend the gathering because of the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa. Violence erupted this week after …
Government denies African countries pulling out of WEF because of xenophobic attacks

DA accuses Limpopo government of ‘hiding’ forensic report into suspicious bank transfers

DA accuses Limpopo government of ‘hiding’ forensic report into suspicious bank transfers
The Democratic Alliance has accused the Limpopo government of trying to “hide” a forensic report which revealed alleged widespread corruption at the Modimolle-Mookgophong Municipality …
DA accuses Limpopo government of ‘hiding’ forensic report into suspicious bank transfers

South African President Ramaphosa blasts 'unacceptable' anti-foreigner violence

South African President Ramaphosa blasts 'unacceptable' anti-foreigner violence
If the (South African) government pays for my plane ticket … “South Africans are scared and lack real hope for the future,” said Mmusi Maimane, leader of the Democratic Alliance, South Africa’s …
South African President Ramaphosa blasts 'unacceptable' anti-foreigner violence

Nigeria govt warns South Africa over xenophobic attacks: ‘Enough is enough’

Nigeria govt warns South Africa over xenophobic attacks: ‘Enough is enough’
The Nigerian government says it will take … avenues to express grievances. The ruling African National Congress, ANC, also expressed their worry over the situation as has the main opposition …
Nigeria govt warns South Africa over xenophobic attacks: ‘Enough is enough’