South Africa: Maimane Requests Formal Meeting With Zimbabwean President

South Africa: Maimane Requests Formal Meeting With Zimbabwean President
Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane … He said in the absence of any meaningful intervention, by either the South African government or regional African bodies such as SADC and the AU …
South Africa: Maimane Requests Formal Meeting With Zimbabwean President

NUMSA: NUMSA Condemns Attempts By ANC Government To Distance Itself From The Crisis At Eskom

NUMSA: NUMSA Condemns Attempts By ANC Government To Distance Itself From The Crisis At Eskom
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) will resist all attempts to unbundle … Our position was that we cannot support the ANC government when, for the last two decades of its rul…
NUMSA: NUMSA Condemns Attempts By ANC Government To Distance Itself From The Crisis At Eskom

DA leader Maimane hand delivers letter to Mnangagwa at Zim embassy as 130 000 Zimbabweans flee to South Africa

DA leader Maimane hand delivers letter to Mnangagwa at Zim embassy as 130 000 Zimbabweans flee to South Africa
Mmusi Maimane, the leader of South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance … plotting to overthrow the government or looting shops. The Democratic Alliance’s Graham Charters said: “He (Maimane) has …
DA leader Maimane hand delivers letter to Mnangagwa at Zim embassy as 130 000 Zimbabweans flee to South Africa

South African Opposition Leader Mmusi Maimane Says He Is Forced To Act On ED Government’s Crimes Against Humanity

South African Opposition Leader Mmusi Maimane Says He Is Forced To Act On ED Government’s Crimes Against Humanity
South African opposition leader, Mmusi Maimane has condemned his government for refusing to take action … a letter addressed to President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Maimane, the Democratic Alliance (DA) Pr…
South African Opposition Leader Mmusi Maimane Says He Is Forced To Act On ED Government’s Crimes Against Humanity

By-election: The people of Ward 47 endorse the DA’s vision of One South Africa For All

By-election: The people of Ward 47 endorse the DA’s vision of One South Africa For All
The Democratic Alliance (DA … the Free State are voting for change. South Africans are rejecting corruption, maladministration, looting and political infighting which have been brought about by the …
By-election: The people of Ward 47 endorse the DA’s vision of One South Africa For All

Bribes Like ‘Monopoly Money’ Were Given to South Africa’s Leaders, Panel Hears

Bribes Like ‘Monopoly Money’ Were Given to South Africa’s Leaders, Panel Hears
A current government minister … main opposition party, Democratic Alliance, said. Image Members of the African National Congress, including former President Jacob Zuma, third from the left, and Pres…
Bribes Like ‘Monopoly Money’ Were Given to South Africa’s Leaders, Panel Hears

South Africa: Maimane Dismisses Reports That DA 'Liberal Faction' Is Plotting to Oust Him

South Africa: Maimane Dismisses Reports That DA 'Liberal Faction' Is Plotting to Oust Him
Democratic Alliance leader … almost 16 million South Africans,” said Charters. “Such allegations are an attempt to take focus away from the DA’s message of One South Africa For All,” he added.
South Africa: Maimane Dismisses Reports That DA 'Liberal Faction' Is Plotting to Oust Him

Corruption at Sebokeng Wastewater Treatment Plant compromises water for 15 million South Africans

Corruption at Sebokeng Wastewater Treatment Plant compromises water for 15 million South Africans
This statement follows an oversight inspection by the Democratic Alliance (DA) Team One SA Spokesperson on … The situation is so extreme, that the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) had to …
Corruption at Sebokeng Wastewater Treatment Plant compromises water for 15 million South Africans

South Africa’s Democratic Alliance To Take The Zimbabwean Crisis To UN, ICC

South Africa’s Democratic Alliance To Take The Zimbabwean Crisis To UN, ICC
Addressing the media in South … government has implemented what can only be described as a dictator-like military clampdown on citizens, which has to date claimed the lives of at least 12 people. Fi…
South Africa’s Democratic Alliance To Take The Zimbabwean Crisis To UN, ICC

DA thanks South Africa for registering to build One South Africa for All

DA thanks South Africa for registering to build One South Africa for All
The Democratic Alliance (DA) would like to thank all South Africans … indicate that the people of South Africa are ready to vote for real change that builds One South Africa for All. The DA is commi…
DA thanks South Africa for registering to build One South Africa for All

DA approaches the UN, ICC and South African Parliament over Zimbabwe crisis

DA approaches the UN, ICC and South African Parliament over Zimbabwe crisis
The following statement was delivered today by Democratic Alliance (DA) Leader … as we are told by border officials that over 130 000 people crossed the Zimbabwean/South African border in a single d…
DA approaches the UN, ICC and South African Parliament over Zimbabwe crisis

Africa: The Claim That Democracy Fares Better in the West Than in Africa Is a Fallacy

Africa: The Claim That Democracy Fares Better in the West Than in Africa Is a Fallacy
Over the past two decades, the book notes, democracy has blossomed in Africa: in 1990, the continent housed, at most, four democracies. Today, countries in which the government is not at least …
Africa: The Claim That Democracy Fares Better in the West Than in Africa Is a Fallacy

SA opposed to ‘undue or unconstitutional’ change of government in Venezuela – ambassador

SA opposed to ‘undue or unconstitutional’ change of government in Venezuela – ambassador
South Africa is firmly against any attempts at “undue or unconstitutional” change of government in Venezuela … of South Africa’s constitutional democracy that we hold very dear is the …
SA opposed to ‘undue or unconstitutional’ change of government in Venezuela – ambassador

The claim that democracy fares better in the West than in Africa is a fallacy

The claim that democracy fares better in the West than in Africa is a fallacy
Over the past two decades, the book notes, democracy has blossomed in Africa: in 1990, the continent housed, at most, four democracies. Today, countries in which the government is not … so in countr…
The claim that democracy fares better in the West than in Africa is a fallacy

Democracy isn’t doing much better in the West than it is in Africa, despite our perceptions

Democracy isn’t doing much better in the West than it is in Africa, despite our perceptions
Over the past two decades, the book notes, democracy has blossomed in Africa: in 1990, the continent housed, at most, four democracies. Today, countries in which the government is not at least …
Democracy isn’t doing much better in the West than it is in Africa, despite our perceptions

ANC is Blocking Attempts for Easier Voting for South Africans Abroad, Despite Ramaphosa Video

ANC is Blocking Attempts for Easier Voting for South Africans Abroad, Despite Ramaphosa Video
I watched with great interest, the video that was released by President Ramaphosa yesterday, encouraging South Africans around the world to register and vote in the 2019 South African National … six …
ANC is Blocking Attempts for Easier Voting for South Africans Abroad, Despite Ramaphosa Video

Zimbabwe: High Court Hears Detained Pro-Democracy Campaigners' Freedom Bid As Shutdown Protest Trials Continue

Zimbabwe: High Court Hears Detained Pro-Democracy Campaigners' Freedom Bid As Shutdown Protest Trials Continue
who were arrested last week and charged with subverting constitutional government. The three pro-democracy campaigners and the MDC-Alliance party legislator, namely Obert Masaraure, the President …
Zimbabwe: High Court Hears Detained Pro-Democracy Campaigners' Freedom Bid As Shutdown Protest Trials Continue

South African President Ramaphosa slammed and told to 'keep quiet' after he 'insulted' Zimbabweans

South African President Ramaphosa slammed and told to 'keep quiet' after he 'insulted' Zimbabweans
Sentiments by Ramaphosa come at a time when an opposition political party in his country, the Democratic Alliance, has threatened to take Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa to the International C…
South African President Ramaphosa slammed and told to 'keep quiet' after he 'insulted' Zimbabweans

South African President Ramaphosa slammed and told to keep quiet after he 'insulted' Zimbabweans

South African President Ramaphosa slammed and told to keep quiet after he 'insulted' Zimbabweans
Sentiments by Ramaphosa come at a time when an opposition political party in his country, the Democratic Alliance, has threatened to take Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa to the International C…
South African President Ramaphosa slammed and told to keep quiet after he 'insulted' Zimbabweans

S. Africa’s Democratic Alliance threatens to approach ICC over human rights violations in Zimbabwe

S. Africa’s Democratic Alliance threatens to approach ICC over human rights violations in Zimbabwe
South African main opposition, Democratic Alliance, said that President Cyril Ramaphosa must disclose how he planned to intervene in stopping what it called ongoing human rights violations …
S. Africa’s Democratic Alliance threatens to approach ICC over human rights violations in Zimbabwe

Political parties in South Africa now have to disclose every donation they receive

Political parties in South Africa now have to disclose every donation they receive
Yesterday, the President of South … Democratic Alliance and the radical leftist Economic Freedom Fighters party in the elections. The bill comes into play against the backdrop of numerous judicial i…
Political parties in South Africa now have to disclose every donation they receive

South Sudan embraces old enemy Sudan, now rocked by protests

South Sudan embraces old enemy Sudan, now rocked by protests
That’s partly because Khartoum persuaded South Sudanese rebels it had previously backed to sign. East Africa … seeks democratic transformation in Sudan. “I don’t think they will really support his r…
South Sudan embraces old enemy Sudan, now rocked by protests

Government responds to cash handout concerns among Hongkongers by simplifying process

Government responds to cash handout concerns among Hongkongers by simplifying process
and the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, spoke to James Lau, the secretary for financial services and the treasury, on Wednesday. The cash handout was not originally p…
Government responds to cash handout concerns among Hongkongers by simplifying process

“We’ll make you feel democracy” – says Hlaudi Motsoeneng in very awkward interview [video]

“We’ll make you feel democracy” – says Hlaudi Motsoeneng in very awkward interview
If you don’t know, Motsoeneng is currently campaigning for his political party, the African Content Movement (ACM), which, in his own words, will “take over government … is the only answer to South …
“We’ll make you feel democracy” – says Hlaudi Motsoeneng in very awkward interview

FW de Klerk – claiming space in SA’s democratic history while criticising new forms of racism

FW de Klerk – claiming space in SA’s democratic history while criticising new forms of racism
… apartheid president who went on to serve as a deputy president in the first democratic government, on Wednesday described inequality as democratic South Africa’s biggest failure, closely followed …
FW de Klerk – claiming space in SA’s democratic history while criticising new forms of racism

Southern Africa: Will Dropping Zimbabwe's Sanctions Harm or Help?

Southern Africa: Will Dropping Zimbabwe's Sanctions Harm or Help?
South Africa’s main opposition Democratic Alliance plans to approach the International … Do sanctions affect the government, hell NO, but the same innocent people. For a Zimbabwean to fight …
Southern Africa: Will Dropping Zimbabwe's Sanctions Harm or Help?

ANC wants to take South Africans’ pensions and homes – Solly Malatsi

ANC wants to take South Africans’ pensions and homes – Solly Malatsi
The Democratic … make government the sole owner of all property and land, and citizens would have to rent their homes and land from government for life. Furthermore, in its manifesto the ANC unreser…
ANC wants to take South Africans’ pensions and homes – Solly Malatsi

The ANC is wrong – they do want to take South Africans’ pensions and homes

The ANC is wrong – they do want to take South Africans’ pensions and homes
The Democratic … make government the sole owner of all property and land, and citizens would have to rent their homes and land from government for life. Furthermore, in its manifesto the ANC unreser…
The ANC is wrong – they do want to take South Africans’ pensions and homes

DA: The ANC is wrong – they do want to take South Africans’ pensions and homes

DA: The ANC is wrong – they do want to take South Africans’ pensions and homes
The Democratic … make government the sole owner of all property and land, and citizens would have to rent their homes and land from government for life. Furthermore, in its manifesto the ANC unreser…
DA: The ANC is wrong – they do want to take South Africans’ pensions and homes

South African president signs ‘transparent’ party funding bill

South African president signs ‘transparent’ party funding bill
President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law a bill to regulate public and private funding of political parties as South Africa heads … the main opposition Democratic Alliance and the radical …
South African president signs ‘transparent’ party funding bill

Mnangagwa blames MDC-Alliance for Zimbabwe crisis, deaths at protest

Mnangagwa blames MDC-Alliance for Zimbabwe crisis, deaths at protest
“Government is thus committed to enforcing the relevant law to the fullest, meaning the MDC-Alliance and its allies will be made to fully account for the losses incurred as a result of those demonstra…
Mnangagwa blames MDC-Alliance for Zimbabwe crisis, deaths at protest

South Africa’s youth registering and voting — is there reason amid political madness?

South Africa’s youth registering and voting — is there reason amid political madness?
The youth are notoriously reluctant to take the step to become part of the garbled “adult world” where political parties, elections and government interface. Throughout South Africa’s … Freedom Figh…
South Africa’s youth registering and voting — is there reason amid political madness?

South Africa: Democratic Alliance Doubles Down on Anti-ANC Election Message

South Africa: Democratic Alliance Doubles Down on Anti-ANC Election Message
Cape Town — According to EWN, a billboard commissioned by the Democratic Alliance (DA … a new message – “The ANC doesn’t care about South Africans”. This comes after the controversial display …
South Africa: Democratic Alliance Doubles Down on Anti-ANC Election Message

South Africa: Democratic Alliance Doubles Down on Anti-ANC Election Campaign

South Africa: Democratic Alliance Doubles Down on Anti-ANC Election Campaign
Cape Town — According to EWN, a billboard commissioned by the Democratic Alliance (DA … The ANC does not care about the people of South Africa”. This comes after the controversial display …
South Africa: Democratic Alliance Doubles Down on Anti-ANC Election Campaign

Zuma ally took monthly bribes from S.Africa company, inquiry hears

Zuma ally took monthly bribes from S.Africa company, inquiry hears
Johannesburg (AFP) – A South African former executive on Monday told a corruption … Natasha Mazzone, of the opposition Democratic Alliance party, said a “circle of silence was being broken” around Z…
Zuma ally took monthly bribes from S.Africa company, inquiry hears

ANC government corruption conviction rate reveals that fighting corruption is not a priority

ANC government corruption conviction rate reveals that fighting corruption is not a priority
The Democratic Alliance (DA) can reveal that … The failing ANC government has become utterly complacent and focused only on enriching themselves. A DA run South African Police Service will completel…
ANC government corruption conviction rate reveals that fighting corruption is not a priority

South Africa: Zuma and Motlanthe Join ANC and Alliance Partners At NEC Lekgotla

South Africa: Zuma and Motlanthe Join ANC and Alliance Partners At NEC Lekgotla
The ANC’s national executive committee, its alliance partners and leaders from … There is an economic problem, which needs the assistance of South Africa as soon as possible.”
South Africa: Zuma and Motlanthe Join ANC and Alliance Partners At NEC Lekgotla

DA: ANC government corruption conviction rate reveals that fighting corruption is not a priority

DA: ANC government corruption conviction rate reveals that fighting corruption is not a priority
The Democratic Alliance (DA) can reveal that … The failing ANC government has become utterly complacent and focused only on enriching themselves. A DA run South African Police Service will completel…
DA: ANC government corruption conviction rate reveals that fighting corruption is not a priority

South African Intervention a Silver Bullet for Zimbabwe's Crisis?

South African Intervention a Silver Bullet for Zimbabwe's Crisis?
If President Cyril Ramaphosa fails to stop the “ongoing human rights violations” on Zimbabweans, allegedly by president Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government, opposition party the Democratic Alliance …
South African Intervention a Silver Bullet for Zimbabwe's Crisis?

President Ramaphosa congratulates Felix Tshisekedi as President Elect of the Democratic Republic of Congo

President Ramaphosa congratulates Felix Tshisekedi as President Elect of the Democratic Republic of Congo
His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has on behalf of the Government and the people of South Africa congratulated Mr Felix Tshisekedi Tshilombo as President Elect of the Democratic Republic of Con…
President Ramaphosa congratulates Felix Tshisekedi as President Elect of the Democratic Republic of Congo

South Africa may double power purchases from Congo hydro plant

South Africa may double power purchases from Congo hydro plant
South Africa is mulling committing to doubling the amount of electricity it will buy from a proposed multibillion-dollar hydro power plant in the Democratic Republic of … the Congolese authorities o…
South Africa may double power purchases from Congo hydro plant

SA: President Ramaphosa Congratulates Felix Tshisekedi As President Elect Of The Democratic Republic Of Congo

SA: President Ramaphosa Congratulates Felix Tshisekedi As President Elect Of The Democratic Republic Of Congo
His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has on behalf of the Government and the people of South Africa congratulated Mr Felix Tshisekedi Tshilombo as President Elect of the Democratic Republic of Con…
SA: President Ramaphosa Congratulates Felix Tshisekedi As President Elect Of The Democratic Republic Of Congo

DA to approach ICC if Ramaphosa fails to intervene in Zimbabwe

DA to approach ICC if Ramaphosa fails to intervene in Zimbabwe
The Democratic Alliance has … dawn when Mugabe was ousted, much like South Africa when Jacob Zuma stepped down. Both have proven to be myths,” he added. “The era of comradeship between Ramaphosa’s A…
DA to approach ICC if Ramaphosa fails to intervene in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Now's not the time for more quiet diplomacy – Stevens Mokgalapa

Zimbabwe: Now's not the time for more quiet diplomacy – Stevens Mokgalapa
DA MP says his party will approach ICC if President Ramaphosa fails to act DA to approach the ICC over human rights violations in Zimbabwe if Ramaphosa fails to act The Democratic Alliance (DA … Zim…
Zimbabwe: Now's not the time for more quiet diplomacy – Stevens Mokgalapa

DA writes to Ramaphosa calling for an independent audit on all ANC government contracts with Bosasa

DA writes to Ramaphosa calling for an independent audit on all ANC government contracts with Bosasa
The Democratic … to punish the ANC government at the polls in the coming months,” said Maimane. He said a DA government would bring change that “builds one South Africa for all”.
DA writes to Ramaphosa calling for an independent audit on all ANC government contracts with Bosasa

DA approaches Ramaphosa for audit on all government contracts with Bosasa

DA approaches Ramaphosa for audit on all government contracts with Bosasa
The Democratic Alliance on Sunday called on President Ramaphosa to institute an independent audit on all African National Congress government … direct the South African Police Service (SAPS …
DA approaches Ramaphosa for audit on all government contracts with Bosasa

Massive blow for desperate Mnangagwa as US$1.2 billion South Africa bailout bid flops

Massive blow for desperate Mnangagwa as US.2 billion South Africa bailout bid flops
Desperate senior government officials from Zimbabwe met the South … the African Renaissance & International Co-operation Fund (ARF). The ARF Act was promulgated on January 22 2001 to identify and fu…
Massive blow for desperate Mnangagwa as US.2 billion South Africa bailout bid flops

African Union seeks delay in final announcement of Democratic Republic of Congo vote results

African Union seeks delay in final announcement of Democratic Republic of Congo vote results
The African Union called on Thursday for the final announcement of last month’s disputed presidential elections in the Democratic Republic … includes Angola and South Africa, called for a recount of …
African Union seeks delay in final announcement of Democratic Republic of Congo vote results

South Africa: E-Toll Contract Not Renewed but Extended – Electronic Toll Collection

South Africa: E-Toll Contract Not Renewed but Extended – Electronic Toll Collection
The Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) says its Gauteng e-toll contract with the South African National Roads … This was after the Democratic Alliance charged on Thursday that the ANC misled …
South Africa: E-Toll Contract Not Renewed but Extended – Electronic Toll Collection

Don’t let anyone derail the dream of One South Africa for All

Don’t let anyone derail the dream of One South Africa for All
The following remarks were delivered today by Democratic Alliance … Fellow South Africans Our history in this country is one of pain and segregation. Last month we commemorated the 160-year annivers…
Don’t let anyone derail the dream of One South Africa for All

'Marginalise us at your peril', Western Cape alliance partners tell ANC

'Marginalise us at your peril', Western Cape alliance partners tell ANC
They claim the process and its results disregarded the alliance components reflected an anti-alliance connotation and appeared to be a worrying attempt to marginalise the rural section of the mass dem…
'Marginalise us at your peril', Western Cape alliance partners tell ANC

Bleak picture of human rights on the African continent: HRW …

Bleak picture of human rights on the African continent: HRW …
Citizens in countries such as Sudan, the Democratic … and South Africa is no exception. “There is no comprehensive national strategy to combat high rates of violent crimes against women and that is …
Bleak picture of human rights on the African continent: HRW …

South Africa: Police in Rural Areas Are Under-Resourced – Trollip in Limpopo

South Africa: Police in Rural Areas Are Under-Resourced – Trollip in Limpopo
The Democratic Alliance unleashed … Trollip believes the government has to support the rural economy. He said the best way was to employ people where they stay because most South Africans …
South Africa: Police in Rural Areas Are Under-Resourced – Trollip in Limpopo

The Reserve Bank and the National Democratic Revolutionary Alliance

The Reserve Bank and the National Democratic Revolutionary Alliance
This realignment of political power follows from a meeting last month where the ANC, Cosatu, the SACP, and the South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) “reaffirmed the centrality of the Allia…
The Reserve Bank and the National Democratic Revolutionary Alliance

South Africa: DA Defends Mashaba On Sanitary Towels, Foreign Nationals Remarks

South Africa: DA Defends Mashaba On Sanitary Towels, Foreign Nationals Remarks
The Democratic Alliance has denied that Johannesburg Mayor … but have some unintended consequences. “For example, the government does not give recognition to an employer who feeds the employees.
South Africa: DA Defends Mashaba On Sanitary Towels, Foreign Nationals Remarks