Democratic Alliance calls for unity in a bid to tackle jobs crises

Democratic Alliance calls for unity in a bid to tackle jobs crises
Parliament is due to host a debate on South Africa’s unemployment epidemic following a request from the Democratic Alliance (DA), who has urged … Maimane revealed the DA agrees with government’s …
Democratic Alliance calls for unity in a bid to tackle jobs crises

South African government pumps 129 million dollars into cash-strapped arms manufacturer

South African government pumps 129 million dollars into cash-strapped arms manufacturer
The South … Democratic Alliance (DA) did not take well to the news. The DA’s Natasha Mazzone said that throwing millions of dollars at Denel would not fix the troubled state firm which needs an …
South African government pumps 129 million dollars into cash-strapped arms manufacturer

Black South Africans explain who they voted for in last poll, and why

Black South Africans explain who they voted for in last poll, and why
In May this year South Africans went to the polls to vote in the sixth national and provincial elections of the democratic … in South Africa. Age, gender, ethnicity, receipt of government …
Black South Africans explain who they voted for in last poll, and why

Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa may continue – Reps minority leader

Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa may continue – Reps minority leader
Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa will continue to linger unless Nigerians are discouraged from illegal migration. Minority leader of the House of Representatives, Hon Ndudi Elumelu, has …
Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa may continue – Reps minority leader

Fear and intimidation cause state capture witness to flee South Africa

Fear and intimidation cause state capture witness to flee South Africa
Following her testimony at the state capture enquiry, the Democratic Alliance announced its intention lay charges … she decided to remove herself from the territorial limits of the Republic of South …
Fear and intimidation cause state capture witness to flee South Africa

Eskom likely to require additional government funding despite R59bn buffer

Eskom likely to require additional government funding despite R59bn buffer
Eskom, South Africa’s national power utility … In the 2018/19 financial year, the power utility lost close to R21 billion. The Democratic Alliance (DA) noted that this loss was 800% higher than …
Eskom likely to require additional government funding despite R59bn buffer

South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Thursday 29 August

South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Thursday 29 August
Here’s a look at the latest news in South Africa, with all major headlines from sports … cost of TV licenses in order to offset its dismal financial position. The Democratic Alliance (DA), however, …
South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Thursday 29 August

SA’s Democratic Alliance Calls On Ramaphosa Govt To Act On Mnangagwa Brutality On Zimbabweans

SA’s Democratic Alliance Calls On Ramaphosa Govt To Act On Mnangagwa Brutality On Zimbabweans
and the South African Government have remained deafeningly silent over the turmoil, violence, and unrest in Zimbabwe,” DA Shadow Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Darren Bergman said …
SA’s Democratic Alliance Calls On Ramaphosa Govt To Act On Mnangagwa Brutality On Zimbabweans

National government blasted for sidestepping state-owned land issue

National government blasted for sidestepping state-owned land issue
The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Western Cape has criticised the Minister … Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers, alleges that national government has done little to …
National government blasted for sidestepping state-owned land issue

DA calls on Minister Pandor to break SA Government’s silence on Zimbabwean turmoil

DA calls on Minister Pandor to break SA Government’s silence on Zimbabwean turmoil
After a protracted period of clashes between the police and protestors, violent crackdown of opposition voices and news of food shortages – the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, …
DA calls on Minister Pandor to break SA Government’s silence on Zimbabwean turmoil

South Africa’s Youth Are Deserting the Party of Nelson Mandela

South Africa’s Youth Are Deserting the Party of Nelson Mandela
(Bloomberg) — In the South African township where Nelson Mandela joined the … The official opposition, the Democratic Alliance, is hamstrung by the perception that its roots in a party that …
South Africa’s Youth Are Deserting the Party of Nelson Mandela

South Africa: DA Calls for 'Transparent' Police Probe Into Gavin Watson's Death

South Africa: DA Calls for 'Transparent' Police Probe Into Gavin Watson's Death
The Democratic Alliance has called for a “thorough and … whose company has billions of rands worth of tenders with the government and has channelled millions of rands into the coffers of the …
South Africa: DA Calls for 'Transparent' Police Probe Into Gavin Watson's Death

DA Calls On Government To Resolve E-Tolls Before Implementing Aarto Bill

DA Calls On Government To Resolve E-Tolls Before Implementing Aarto Bill
The Democratic Alliance (DA) wants government to delay the implementation of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Amendment (Aarto) Bill and is calling for a review of the system.
DA Calls On Government To Resolve E-Tolls Before Implementing Aarto Bill

Should the SA government incentivise farmers to control the spread of African swine fever?

Should the SA government incentivise farmers to control the spread of African swine fever?
While we understand that government finances … with is the present outbreak of African swine fever. DM In other news… South Africa is in a very real battle. A political fight where terms such as …
Should the SA government incentivise farmers to control the spread of African swine fever?

South African drivers will be fined up to R500 for e-toll non-payment

South African drivers will be fined up to R500 for e-toll non-payment
This comes after many South Africans have protested and refused to pay. The Democratic Alliance has released a statement in … Sudan’s new prime minister in the transitional government Abdalla Hamdok …
South African drivers will be fined up to R500 for e-toll non-payment

ANC government’s R7.1bn debt compromises small businesses, jobs – DA

ANC government’s R7.1bn debt compromises small businesses, jobs – DA
Cape Town – The African National Congress (ANC) government’s ability to manage the South African public sector is in “terminal decay”, the Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Sunday. “The South African …
ANC government’s R7.1bn debt compromises small businesses, jobs – DA

UPDATE 2-South Africa to roll out sweeping health reform in stages

UPDATE 2-South Africa to roll out sweeping health reform in stages
PRETORIA, Aug 23 (Reuters) – A proposed move to universal health coverage in South Africa will be rolled out in stages … The country’s main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, opposes NHI, …
UPDATE 2-South Africa to roll out sweeping health reform in stages

Government 'irrevocably committed' to NHI, Cyril Ramaphosa tells Parliament

Government 'irrevocably committed' to NHI, Cyril Ramaphosa tells Parliament
Parliament – Government would not change its mind on rolling out … stock exchange when the NHI bill was introduced in Parliament for processing. The Democratic Alliance and other parties are …
Government 'irrevocably committed' to NHI, Cyril Ramaphosa tells Parliament

Is honeymoon over for DA-led minority coalition government in Joburg?

Is honeymoon over for DA-led minority coalition government in Joburg?
Three years in, the honeymoon of the DA-led minority coalition government … African Christian Democratic Party and COPE hold one each. The remaining seats are held by the African Independent …
Is honeymoon over for DA-led minority coalition government in Joburg?

Democratic Alliance (DA) Young Leaders Programme 2020 for young South Africans

Democratic Alliance (DA) Young Leaders Programme 2020 for young South Africans
This South Africa is dynamic and innovative, with a growing, inclusive economy and capable government which defends the Constitution and ensures equal opportunity for all – regardless of where they …
Democratic Alliance (DA) Young Leaders Programme 2020 for young South Africans

Zim foreign minister defends crackdown on anti-government protesters

Zim foreign minister defends crackdown on anti-government protesters
JOHANNESBURG – Sibusiso Moyo, Zimbabwe’s minister of foreign affairs and international trade, has defended his government’s crackdown … organised by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change …
Zim foreign minister defends crackdown on anti-government protesters

South Africa: Debt Relief Law a Cause for Concern for South Africa's Banks?

South Africa: Debt Relief Law a Cause for Concern for South Africa's Banks?
The banking sector, which opposed the bill along with clothing retailers who provide credit and the Democratic Alliance … of the Banking Association of South Africa, said: “It’s disappointing …
South Africa: Debt Relief Law a Cause for Concern for South Africa's Banks?

South Africa: Debt Relief Law a Cause for Concern to South Africa's Banks?

South Africa: Debt Relief Law a Cause for Concern to South Africa's Banks?
The banking sector, which opposed the bill along with clothing retailers who provide credit and the Democratic Alliance … of the Banking Association of South Africa, said: “It’s disappointing …
South Africa: Debt Relief Law a Cause for Concern to South Africa's Banks?

South Africa – Pretend Marxist Neo-Chiefs Practice Destructive Capitalism

South Africa – Pretend Marxist Neo-Chiefs Practice Destructive Capitalism
If real trouble strikes in the Persian Gulf and with Iran, the route around the Horn of Africa passing South Africa, may become of strategic … It still won 57.51 percent of the vote. – The DA …
South Africa – Pretend Marxist Neo-Chiefs Practice Destructive Capitalism

ANC is a government for white monopoly capital, not for the people – AMCU's Joseph Mathunjwa

ANC is a government for white monopoly capital, not for the people – AMCU's Joseph Mathunjwa
“This government is destroying communities. We get sold the aroma of democracy while … it is because they are alliance partners of Confederation of South Africa Trade Unions (Cosatu) and …
ANC is a government for white monopoly capital, not for the people – AMCU's Joseph Mathunjwa

Political interference secures Amajita a spot at All Africa Games

Political interference secures Amajita a spot at All Africa Games
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has taken note of a dispute between the South African Sport Confederation and Olympic … the two parties resolve the matter through the proper channels, government …
Political interference secures Amajita a spot at All Africa Games

South Africa’s Public Protector Hit with Second Punitive Costs Order

South Africa’s Public Protector Hit with Second Punitive Costs Order
REUTERS/Mike Hutchings/File Photo Pretoria High Court Judge Ronel Tolmay ordered the Public Protector’s office to pay 85% of the costs of the Democratic Alliance and … “state capture” in South …
South Africa’s Public Protector Hit with Second Punitive Costs Order

South Sudan: Latest images reveal a global hotspot for biodiversity

South Sudan: Latest images reveal a global hotspot for biodiversity
In 1979 the government … Citizen Science Alliance. This region of South Sudan has historically fallen within a regional wildlife trafficking corridor from Central to North Africa, so to enforce …
South Sudan: Latest images reveal a global hotspot for biodiversity

South Africa's 2019 poll showed dangerous signs of 'insiders' and 'outsiders'

South Africa's 2019 poll showed dangerous signs of 'insiders' and 'outsiders'
The general election in South Africa in May … and trust in the governing African National Congress (ANC) continued to decline. It now stands at its lowest point since 1994. The main opposition …
South Africa's 2019 poll showed dangerous signs of 'insiders' and 'outsiders'

Court Orders South Africa's Mkhwebane to Pay Costs in Estina Case

Court Orders South Africa's Mkhwebane to Pay Costs in Estina Case
The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has ruled that Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane failed the people of South … the Democratic Alliance and Council for the Advancement of the South African …
Court Orders South Africa's Mkhwebane to Pay Costs in Estina Case

South Africa's Public Protector hit with second punitive costs order

South Africa's Public Protector hit with second punitive costs order
Pretoria High Court Judge Ronel Tolmay ordered the Public Protector’s office to pay 85% of the costs of the Democratic Alliance and the Council … cases of “state capture” in South Africa. Estina …
South Africa's Public Protector hit with second punitive costs order

NHI South Africa: Plan to fight state take-over of doctors expected today

NHI South Africa: Plan to fight state take-over of doctors expected today
This afternoon, Democratic Alliance … form threatens to not only collapse South Africa’s health sector, but places the country’s entire economy at risk. The NHI is a very important and controversial …
NHI South Africa: Plan to fight state take-over of doctors expected today

Focus on Africa: Kenyatta-Odinga alliance casts dark shadow over Ruto’s presidential ambitions

Focus on Africa: Kenyatta-Odinga alliance casts dark shadow over Ruto’s presidential ambitions
These reportedly include Kalonzo Musyoka’s Wiper Democratic Movement, Musalia Mudavadi’s Amani National Congress, Moses Wetang’ula’s Ford-Kenya, and Gideon Moi’s Kenyan African National … at least …
Focus on Africa: Kenyatta-Odinga alliance casts dark shadow over Ruto’s presidential ambitions

WATCH: R2 coin celebrating 25 years of democracy features a minibus taxi

WATCH: R2 coin celebrating 25 years of democracy features a minibus taxi
Freedom of movement and residence was heavily restricted by the apartheid government in its pursuit … At the unveiling, Tumi Tsehlo, the South African Mint managing director, said: “Our struggle for …
WATCH: R2 coin celebrating 25 years of democracy features a minibus taxi

DA Leader Maimane pays tribute to South African women on Women’s Day

DA Leader Maimane pays tribute to South African women on Women’s Day
On behalf of the Democratic Alliance (DA) I would like to pay tribute to all the women in our nation and wish them a very special Women’s Day. We dare never forget as a country the contribution that …
DA Leader Maimane pays tribute to South African women on Women’s Day

South Africa is running out of time to fixing its ailing finances

South Africa is running out of time to fixing its ailing finances
South Africa … date to the era in which the African National Congress (ANC) government adopted the Growth, Employment and Redistribution (GEAR) strategy – which was opposed and resented by left-wing …
South Africa is running out of time to fixing its ailing finances

South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Friday 9 August

South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Friday 9 August
Numerous events centred on Women’s Day will, today, take place across South Africa. Government has planned several campaigns … In our first feature, Buhle Lindwa chats to the Democratic Alliance’s …
South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Friday 9 August

UPDATE 1-S Africa puts initial universal healthcare cost at $17 bln

UPDATE 1-S Africa puts initial universal healthcare cost at bln
PRETORIA, Aug 8 (Reuters) – South Africa published its draft National Health Insurance … It is unclear how long the legislative process will take, with the main opposition party Democratic Alliance …
UPDATE 1-S Africa puts initial universal healthcare cost at bln

South Africa pupils 'Xuéhuì shuō zhēn de hěn hǎo de zhōngwén'

South Africa pupils 'Xuéhuì shuō zhēn de hěn hǎo de zhōngwén'
South African government urged to tighten labour law to address job … known as the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), must be stopped, the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) said. The DA made the …
South Africa pupils 'Xuéhuì shuō zhēn de hěn hǎo de zhōngwén'

South Africa’s economy is in a perilous state and is running out of time to get fixed

South Africa’s economy is in a perilous state and is running out of time to get fixed
South … the African National Congress (ANC) government adopted the Growth, Employment and Redistribution (GEAR) strategy—which was opposed and resented by left-wing parts of the ANC alliance. …
South Africa’s economy is in a perilous state and is running out of time to get fixed

South Africa's economy, rising debt, no jobs and political crisis

South Africa's economy, rising debt, no jobs and political crisis
South Africa’s … date to the era in which the African National Congress (ANC) government adopted the Growth, Employment and Redistribution (GEAR) strategy—which was opposed and resented by left-wing …
South Africa's economy, rising debt, no jobs and political crisis

South Africa's finances are in bad shape. It's running out of time to fix them

South Africa's finances are in bad shape. It's running out of time to fix them
South Africa … date to the era in which the African National Congress (ANC) government adopted the Growth, Employment and Redistribution (GEAR) strategy – which was opposed and resented by left-wing …
South Africa's finances are in bad shape. It's running out of time to fix them

Sexual harassment claims against Algerian Ambassador to South Africa

Sexual harassment claims against Algerian Ambassador to South Africa
On July 26 2019 The South African Democratic Alliance (DA) submitted an urgent Parliamentary … the wheels of justice have come to a grinding halt and the South African government has prioritized …
Sexual harassment claims against Algerian Ambassador to South Africa

Ramaphosa Stands Ground in South Africa Campaign Funding Scandal

Ramaphosa Stands Ground in South Africa Campaign Funding Scandal
(Bloomberg) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is standing his … investigation into the president at the request of the main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, which questioned …
Ramaphosa Stands Ground in South Africa Campaign Funding Scandal

Why new South African law won’t end the toxic mix of money and politics

Why new South African law won’t end the toxic mix of money and politics
In any democracy, such secrecy should trigger fears that government decisions will reflect not what voters want but what large donors require. In South Africa, the fear is particularly justified …
Why new South African law won’t end the toxic mix of money and politics

Limpopo government fails to build 50% of promised houses, says DA

Limpopo government fails to build 50% of promised houses, says DA
Johannesburg – The Limpopo branch of the main opposition Democratic Alliance said on Monday it was disappointed that the department of cooperative governance, housing and traditional affairs in the …
Limpopo government fails to build 50% of promised houses, says DA

South African democracy dies, Fascist Populism rises, and What Happens Next

South African democracy dies, Fascist Populism rises, and What Happens Next
In South Africa, the site of democracy’s demise is … mostly because the EFF and the Democratic Alliance are equally guilty when it comes to raising scads of dark money for mysterious purposes. But …
South African democracy dies, Fascist Populism rises, and What Happens Next