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’

Nelson Chamisa thanks South Africa's DA leader Mmusi Maimane over what he said about Zimbabwe crisis

Nelson Chamisa thanks South Africa's DA leader Mmusi Maimane over what he said about Zimbabwe crisis
South African Democratic Alliance party leader Mmusi Maimane says his country needs to intervene on the Zimbabwean situation which has all the hallmarks of a failed state. Maimane’s sentiments come at …
Nelson Chamisa thanks South Africa's DA leader Mmusi Maimane over what he said about Zimbabwe crisis

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'

'Enough is enough.' Nigerian government wants to protect its citizens in Joburg

'Enough is enough.' Nigerian government wants to protect its citizens in Joburg
South Africa has been hit by an outbreak of xenophobic violence … Mashaba is a member of the opposition Democratic Alliance. The violence is “unacceptable,” Ace Magashule, the secretary-general of …
'Enough is enough.' Nigerian government wants to protect its citizens in Joburg

Foreigners targeted in new outbreak of xenophobic violence in South Africa

Foreigners targeted in new outbreak of xenophobic violence in South Africa
South Africa has been hit by an outbreak of xenophobic violence … Mashaba is a member of the opposition Democratic Alliance. The violence is “unacceptable”, Ace Magashule, the secretary general of …
Foreigners targeted in new outbreak of xenophobic violence in South Africa

Scores arrested in South Africa looting, anti-foreigner protests

Scores arrested in South Africa looting, anti-foreigner protests
JOHANNESBURG: South African police on Monday arrested dozens of people … economy in which more than 10 million South Africans cannot find work,“ said the Democratic Alliance (DA) opposition party in …
Scores arrested in South Africa looting, anti-foreigner protests

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