Major African airlines in alliance talks in bid to sure up futures

Major African airlines in alliance talks in bid to sure up futures
Four major African airlines are in talks to create an alliance in an effort to fight off mounting competition. South African Airways … In November 2017, the Kenyan government and lenders agreed to c…
Major African airlines in alliance talks in bid to sure up futures

Air Mauritius, three African airlines in talks to form alliance

Air Mauritius, three African airlines in talks to form alliance
South African Airways, Kenya Airways, Air Mauritius and RwandAir are in talks to create an alliance, as they face mounting competition … In November 2017, the Kenyan government and lenders agreed to …
Air Mauritius, three African airlines in talks to form alliance

“Let’s focus on building a one South Africa” – Mmusi Maimane’s outlook on 2019 [video]

“Let’s focus on building a one South Africa” – Mmusi Maimane’s outlook on 2019
It has been a year of mixed results for the Democratic Alliance (DA). However, its leader, Mmusi Maimane has remained optimistic on the future. His Christmas message focused on preparing for a 2019 wh…
“Let’s focus on building a one South Africa” – Mmusi Maimane’s outlook on 2019

South African Veep believes land reform will ensure national unity

South African Veep believes land reform will ensure national unity
South African Deputy President David Mabuza said on Monday that … such as Congress of the People and the Democratic Alliance, recently threatened to approach the courts to prevent Parliament from pa…
South African Veep believes land reform will ensure national unity

S. African deputy president says land reform brings national unity

S. African deputy president says land reform brings national unity
CAPE TOWN, Dec. 24 (Xinhua) — South African Deputy President David Mabuza said on … Various organizations and political parties, such as Congress of the People and the Democratic Alliance, recently …
S. African deputy president says land reform brings national unity

Viewpoint: ANC Prepares for Upcoming Elections in South Africa

Viewpoint: ANC Prepares for Upcoming Elections in South Africa
In a matter of a few months the ruling African National Congress of South Africa (ANC … National Party and the contemporary leading opposition grouping, the Democratic Alliance (DA). The emergent Ec…
Viewpoint: ANC Prepares for Upcoming Elections in South Africa

South African state asset manager buys up struggling arms firm's bonds

South African state asset manager buys up struggling arms firm's bonds
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s state asset manager has quietly bought … A senior lawmaker in the biggest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), said the purchase of Denel debt by t…
South African state asset manager buys up struggling arms firm's bonds

Exclusive: South African state asset manager buys up struggling arms firm's bonds

Exclusive: South African state asset manager buys up struggling arms firm's bonds
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s state asset manager has quietly bought … A senior lawmaker in the biggest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), said the purchase of Denel debt by t…
Exclusive: South African state asset manager buys up struggling arms firm's bonds

Book collection features National Liberation Front of South Vietnam

Book collection features National Liberation Front of South Vietnam
It features the Alliance of National, Democratic and Peace Forces of Vietnam and the Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam. Participants at the launch ceremony of the b…
Book collection features National Liberation Front of South Vietnam

EXCLUSIVE-South African state asset manager buys up struggling arms firm's bonds

EXCLUSIVE-South African state asset manager buys up struggling arms firm's bonds
JOHANNESBURG, Dec 20 (Reuters) – South Africa’s state asset manager has quietly bought … A senior lawmaker in the biggest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), said the purchase of Denel d…
EXCLUSIVE-South African state asset manager buys up struggling arms firm's bonds

Tory MP Urges May to Condemn Seizures of White Farmers' Land in S Africa

Tory MP Urges May to Condemn Seizures of White Farmers' Land in S Africa
The Democratic Alliance (DA), which is currently in … At the same time, a South African civil rights group, AfriForum, has accused the country’s government of neglecting persecution of minorities.
Tory MP Urges May to Condemn Seizures of White Farmers' Land in S Africa

Historical books on National Liberation Front of South Vietnam introduced

Historical books on National Liberation Front of South Vietnam introduced
the Alliance of National, Democratic and Peace Forces of Vietnam and the Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam. The books feature 162 carefully selected pieces of writi…
Historical books on National Liberation Front of South Vietnam introduced

Government ‘changing history’ welcomed … with some reservations

Government ‘changing history’ welcomed … with some reservations
Recently addressing a National Day of Reconciliation event, President Cyril Ramaphosa pointed out an example of varying perspectives on historical events in South Africa. “We acknowledge that …
Government ‘changing history’ welcomed … with some reservations

IMF must stay out of South African policy-making process – NEWHAWU

IMF must stay out of South African policy-making process – NEWHAWU
the “official queries” that are made by the International Monetary Fund [IMF] representative in South Africa, Mr Montfort Mlachila, on the policies that the democratic government is implementing in fu…
IMF must stay out of South African policy-making process – NEWHAWU

Corruption allegations take the shine off South Africa’s ‘kingmakers’

Corruption allegations take the shine off South Africa’s ‘kingmakers’
Allegations of corruption that have been levelled at the leadership of South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters … kingmaker when it formed coalitions with the main opposition Democratic Alliance in …
Corruption allegations take the shine off South Africa’s ‘kingmakers’

South Africa: Are 60 Percent of South Africa's Vocational Colleges Dysfunctional?

South Africa: Are 60 Percent of South Africa's Vocational Colleges Dysfunctional?
Photo: GCIS Photo In a speech delivered in South Africa’s National Assembly, Democratic Alliance member of parliament Yusuf Cassim said “there is no redemption while 60% of our TVET colleges …
South Africa: Are 60 Percent of South Africa's Vocational Colleges Dysfunctional?

Are 60% of South Africa’s vocational colleges dysfunctional?

Are 60% of South Africa’s vocational colleges dysfunctional?
In a speech delivered in South Africa’s National Assembly, Democratic Alliance member of parliament Yusuf Cassim said “there is no redemption while 60% of our TVET colleges remain dysfunctional”. The …
Are 60% of South Africa’s vocational colleges dysfunctional?

Day of Reconciliation: 24 years into Democracy, has South Africa reconciled?

Day of Reconciliation: 24 years into Democracy, has South Africa reconciled?
The only perception one group had of the other was more stereotypical and shadowed by the propaganda the apartheid government … 87 The Democratic Alliance (DA) is the only opposition that attracts t…
Day of Reconciliation: 24 years into Democracy, has South Africa reconciled?

Juba Massacre: South Sudan holdout alliance pledges to bring justice for victims

Juba Massacre: South Sudan holdout alliance pledges to bring justice for victims
December 15, 2018 (JUBA) – the South Sudan National Democratic Alliance (SSNDA) vowed on Saturday to achieve justice for the victims of the targeted killing of civilians in Juba by the government forc…
Juba Massacre: South Sudan holdout alliance pledges to bring justice for victims

Sudan Call accuses African mediation of colluding with the Sudanese government

Sudan Call accuses African mediation of colluding with the Sudanese government
December 15, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – The opposition alliance Sudan Call has accused the African mediation of … peace talks to end the war and achieve democratic reforms. The two-track process comprises th…
Sudan Call accuses African mediation of colluding with the Sudanese government

Joint Operation Leads to Swift Arrest of Farm Murder Suspects in Limpopo, South Africa

Joint Operation Leads to Swift Arrest of Farm Murder Suspects in Limpopo, South Africa
A joint operation between police and a farm watch patrol in Limpopo, South Africa, has led to the arrest of two … After the shocking murder on Friday, Jacques Smalle – Democratic Alliance (DA) Limpo…
Joint Operation Leads to Swift Arrest of Farm Murder Suspects in Limpopo, South Africa

New Government And Industry Partnership To Boost South Africa’s Tourism Industry

New Government And Industry Partnership To Boost South Africa’s Tourism Industry
In what has been dubbed an unprecedented alliance, key stakeholders in South Africa’s travel and tourism sector are … Delivering on the new government and industry partnership The new government and …
New Government And Industry Partnership To Boost South Africa’s Tourism Industry

South Africa’s electoral body has its work cut out to ensure legitimate 2019 poll

South Africa’s electoral body has its work cut out to ensure legitimate 2019 poll
South Africa is among relatively few African countries that hold regular democratic elections with high levels of integrity, enabling citizens to choose their government. Since democracy in 1994, its …
South Africa’s electoral body has its work cut out to ensure legitimate 2019 poll

Arms firm Denel's accounts littered with flaws – South Africa's Auditor General

Arms firm Denel's accounts littered with flaws – South Africa's Auditor General
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Shoddy and incomplete accounting at South Africa’s troubled state … The main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party said the report had been slipped under the …
Arms firm Denel's accounts littered with flaws – South Africa's Auditor General

News Analysis: New U.S. strategy on Africa risks further alienating itself from the continent: Kenyan analysts

News Analysis: New U.S. strategy on Africa risks further alienating itself from the continent: Kenyan analysts
NAIROBI, Dec. 14 (Xinhua) — The U.S. government … Africa and the United States of America further and further apart,” he said. Eric Mangunyi, a senior consultant at Nairobi-based Em-Pioneer Consult…
News Analysis: New U.S. strategy on Africa risks further alienating itself from the continent: Kenyan analysts

South Africa: The ANC Ends Off the Year On a High Note in Competitive Wards

South Africa: The ANC Ends Off the Year On a High Note in Competitive Wards
The African National Congress (ANC) had to defend the two most marginal of those five competitive wards. They not only defended them, but took two wards off the Democratic Alliance (DA …
South Africa: The ANC Ends Off the Year On a High Note in Competitive Wards

Holdout opposition alliance meets IGAD envoy over peace process

Holdout opposition alliance meets IGAD envoy over peace process
The South Sudan National Democratic … African regional bloc warned that the non-signatories would “be categorized as spoilers of the peace process” if they reject peace. The holdout alliance …
Holdout opposition alliance meets IGAD envoy over peace process

S. Africa court orders former president Zuma to repay huge legal fee

S. Africa court orders former president Zuma to repay huge legal fee
Former South African president Jacob Zuma addresses … money laundering and fraud emanating from a government arms deal in 1999. In March this year, opposition parties, including the Democratic Allia…
S. Africa court orders former president Zuma to repay huge legal fee

1st LD Writethru: S. Africa court orders former president Zuma to repay huge legal fee

1st LD Writethru: S. Africa court orders former president Zuma to repay huge legal fee
JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 13 (Xinhua) — Embattled former South African President Jacob … and fraud emanating from a government arms deal in 1999. In March this year, opposition parties, including the Demo…
1st LD Writethru: S. Africa court orders former president Zuma to repay huge legal fee

South Africa's electoral body has its work cut out to ensure legitimate 2019 poll

South Africa's electoral body has its work cut out to ensure legitimate 2019 poll
South Africa is among relatively few African countries that hold regular democratic elections with high levels of integrity, enabling citizens to choose their government. Since democracy in 1994, its …
South Africa's electoral body has its work cut out to ensure legitimate 2019 poll

South Africa: DA Is Not Losing Support, Maimane Says in Response to Recent Poll

South Africa: DA Is Not Losing Support, Maimane Says in Response to Recent Poll
Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane already has … where he urged them to not take seriously the recent poll results from the South African Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR), which …
South Africa: DA Is Not Losing Support, Maimane Says in Response to Recent Poll

‘Dream on’, Zim president says of government of national unity

‘Dream on’, Zim president says of government of national unity
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has put to rest speculation that the ruling Zanu-PF party will enter into a government of national unity (GNU) with the losing MDC Alliance. Addressing party …
‘Dream on’, Zim president says of government of national unity

Can South Africa's 'cradle of Islam' survive gentrification?

Can South Africa's 'cradle of Islam' survive gentrification?
Cape Town, South Africa – Noor Osman looks out from the Bo Kaap neighbourhood … Protecting the ‘living history’ Al Jazeera spoke to several residents critical of the Democratic Alliance (DA)-led cit…
Can South Africa's 'cradle of Islam' survive gentrification?

S. Africa's electricity utility refutes criticism over load shedding

S. Africa's electricity utility refutes criticism over load shedding
South Africa’s electricity utility Eskom on Tuesday refuted … that are unable to provide the services Eskom so desperately needs. The opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) has urged Eskom to provide c…
S. Africa's electricity utility refutes criticism over load shedding

Policy Brief 32 – How Civil Society Can Strengthen the Capacity of South Africa's Parliament [analysis]

Policy Brief 32 – How Civil Society Can Strengthen the Capacity of South Africa's Parliament [analysis]
The official opposition, the Democratic Alliance (DA) also supports the call for a basic … “Report of the Independent Panel Assessment of Parliament”. Parliament of South Africa, Government Printers …
Policy Brief 32 – How Civil Society Can Strengthen the Capacity of South Africa's Parliament [analysis]

South African Group Calls on Blacks to Kill White Women, Children, Their Pets

South African Group Calls on Blacks to Kill White Women, Children, Their Pets
The Democratic Alliance and the Congress of the People parties have reported the fringe politician to the South African Human Rights Commission … up just 10 percent of the country’s population. The …
South African Group Calls on Blacks to Kill White Women, Children, Their Pets

South Africa: Policy Brief 31 – Democratising South Africa's Parliament

South Africa: Policy Brief 31 – Democratising South Africa's Parliament
As South Africa prepares to vote in the 2019 … traditions”, and the “demands and obligations” of the government overseeing a democracy (ANC 2007). To start with, there appears to be a seemingly …
South Africa: Policy Brief 31 – Democratising South Africa's Parliament

South Africa: Policy Brief 32 – How Civil Society Can Strengthen the Capacity of South Africa's Parliament

South Africa: Policy Brief 32 – How Civil Society Can Strengthen the Capacity of South Africa's Parliament
The official opposition, the Democratic Alliance (DA … Parliament of South Africa, Government Printers, Cape Town Gumede, William (2009) “Modernising the ANC”, In Peter Kagwana and Kwandile …
South Africa: Policy Brief 32 – How Civil Society Can Strengthen the Capacity of South Africa's Parliament

South Africa 'sets date for white farmers land grab' months after announcing 'test case' to see if 'expropriation without compensation' is legal

South Africa 'sets date for white farmers land grab' months after announcing 'test case' to see if 'expropriation without compensation' is legal
White South Africans could be forced to give up their own homes from next year as the nation’s government steamrolls through plans for land expropriation over claims ‘Africa’s original … must be app…
South Africa 'sets date for white farmers land grab' months after announcing 'test case' to see if 'expropriation without compensation' is legal

South Africa 'sets date for white farmers land grab' months after announcing 'test case'

South Africa 'sets date for white farmers land grab' months after announcing 'test case'
White South Africans could be forced to give up their own homes from next year as the nation’s government steamrolls through plans for land expropriation over claims ‘Africa’s original … must be app…
South Africa 'sets date for white farmers land grab' months after announcing 'test case'

Shades of Brazil as anti-corruption drive in South Africa turns nasty

Shades of Brazil as anti-corruption drive in South Africa turns nasty
Something similar seems to be afoot in South Africa … to the main opposition, the Democratic Alliance, the claim that Ramaphosa or his son received money from Bosasa, a security company which does b…
Shades of Brazil as anti-corruption drive in South Africa turns nasty

The DA’s Federal Executive warns that South Africa is in for a ‘black Christmas’

The DA’s Federal Executive warns that South Africa is in for a ‘black Christmas’
Eskom and the current electricity crisis that has seen the country plunge into stage two load shedding was high on the agenda as the Democratic … national government and for South African …
The DA’s Federal Executive warns that South Africa is in for a ‘black Christmas’

South Africans now literally paying price of state capture – Natasha Mazzone

South Africans now literally paying price of state capture – Natasha Mazzone
Worse, what would have cost the South African tax payer R2 … s project of State Capture. The Democratic Alliance (DA) will write to the Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan to demand that o…
South Africans now literally paying price of state capture – Natasha Mazzone

S. Africa land reform: ANC, EFF win parliament approval, DA considers legal challenge

S. Africa land reform: ANC, EFF win parliament approval, DA considers legal challenge
South Africa’s main opposition party, Democratic Alliance (DA), before the Tuesday debate … and some rights groups are critical of the government’s plans, saying it will jeopardise property rights a…
S. Africa land reform: ANC, EFF win parliament approval, DA considers legal challenge

South African Parliament Endorses Report on Land Expropriation

South African Parliament Endorses Report on Land Expropriation
CAPE TOWN – South Africa’s main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), said on Tuesday it could … But the DA and some rights groups are critical of the government’s plans, saying it will je…
South African Parliament Endorses Report on Land Expropriation

South African parliament endorses report on disputed land reform

South African parliament endorses report on disputed land reform
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa’s main opposition … to unite the fractured ruling African National Congress (ANC) and win public support ahead of an election next year. But the main opposition De…
South African parliament endorses report on disputed land reform

SABC board members throw in the towel in fresh battle with government

SABC board members throw in the towel in fresh battle with government
At least two board members of the embattled South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC … that deputy chairperson Khanyisile Kweyama and Democratic Alliance-nominee John Mattison have thrown in the …
SABC board members throw in the towel in fresh battle with government

Parties Clash After 'Hooligans' Vandalise Stores in South Africa

Parties Clash After 'Hooligans' Vandalise Stores in South Africa
The Democratic Alliance has slammed supporters of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) who vandalised a Vodacom store during a protest after an image of EFF leader Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu …
Parties Clash After 'Hooligans' Vandalise Stores in South Africa

South Africa: Pravin Gordhan called on to solve Eskom load shedding crisis

South Africa: Pravin Gordhan called on to solve Eskom load shedding crisis
The Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Sunday that they will call an urgent … Mazzone said that Gordhan must put South Africa first. Gordhan must now act in the best interest of South Africans and tac…
South Africa: Pravin Gordhan called on to solve Eskom load shedding crisis

Give South Africa its power back by implementing the DA’s plan, Minister Gordhan

Give South Africa its power back by implementing the DA’s plan, Minister Gordhan
The Democratic Alliance (DA) will write to Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, requesting an urgent meeting on the electricity crisis in South Africa. It is now time for the ANC government and …
Give South Africa its power back by implementing the DA’s plan, Minister Gordhan

Mmusi Maimane: To be free, Africa must be liberated from its liberators

Mmusi Maimane: To be free, Africa must be liberated from its liberators
In South Africa, it is only the Democratic Alliance that is pushing for such … We’re offering voters the option of an alternative government that is based on shared values rather than shared …
Mmusi Maimane: To be free, Africa must be liberated from its liberators

DA: Ramaphosa refuses to put South Africa first over Jacob Zuma

DA: Ramaphosa refuses to put South Africa first over Jacob Zuma
The Democratic Alliance (DA) maintains that Zuma should … The failing ANC’s dogged defence of Jacob Zuma is an insult to South Africans. The DA is committed to building One South Africa for All wher…
DA: Ramaphosa refuses to put South Africa first over Jacob Zuma

To be free, Africa must be liberated from its liberators – Mmusi Maimane

To be free, Africa must be liberated from its liberators – Mmusi Maimane
Why was a government returned to power … what is possible when values are placed ahead of religion, race or language. In South Africa, it is only the Democratic Alliance that is pushing for such a s…
To be free, Africa must be liberated from its liberators – Mmusi Maimane

Maimane tells congress in Senegal: Africa needs ‘liberation from its liberators’

Maimane tells congress in Senegal: Africa needs ‘liberation from its liberators’
Why was a government returned to power … race or language. In South Africa, it is only the Democratic Alliance that is pushing for such a society. No other party is even trying, and they …
Maimane tells congress in Senegal: Africa needs ‘liberation from its liberators’

Maimane tells liberal congress in Senegal that Africa needs ‘liberation from its liberators’

Maimane tells liberal congress in Senegal that Africa needs ‘liberation from its liberators’
Why was a government returned to power … race or language. In South Africa, it is only the Democratic Alliance that is pushing for such a society. No other party is even trying, and they …
Maimane tells liberal congress in Senegal that Africa needs ‘liberation from its liberators’

WATCH Natasha Mazzone: “Today Is A Good Day To Be A South African”

WATCH Natasha Mazzone: “Today Is A Good Day To Be A South African”
Democratic … It’s inside all South Africans. It’s a feeling of pride. It’s a feeling of pride that although we have shame in our government, we are completely proud of our country. Speaker, it’s tha…
WATCH Natasha Mazzone: “Today Is A Good Day To Be A South African”

Report: South Africa’s borders an open goal for illegal immigrants

Report: South Africa’s borders an open goal for illegal immigrants
South Africa’s borders with neighbouring countries are in a sordid state, hampering the fight against illegal immigration and cross-country criminal activities. This was revealed by the Democratic All…
Report: South Africa’s borders an open goal for illegal immigrants

State-owned enterprises vs private South African companies – the winner is clear

State-owned enterprises vs private South African companies – the winner is clear
South Africa has suffered recessions … than getting on with the operational plan,” said Fredericks. Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has previously called for the privatisation …
State-owned enterprises vs private South African companies – the winner is clear