South Africa kicks the can down the road on captive predator breeding

South Africa kicks the can down the road on captive predator breeding
Ross Harvey works for the South African Institute of International … members (except for the main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance) seemed satisfied with the department’s feedback.
South Africa kicks the can down the road on captive predator breeding

'Our rights are being trampled even in the new dispensation of our democracy'

'Our rights are being trampled even in the new dispensation of our democracy'
… says there are many things that are happening during the 25 years of democracy that resemble the apartheid era. The Pan South African Language Board says government departments are failing to …
'Our rights are being trampled even in the new dispensation of our democracy'

There is no dignity for the 10 million unemployed South Africans

There is no dignity for the 10 million unemployed South Africans
The following remarks were delivered today by Democratic Alliance … Fellow South Africans On this day 59 years ago, 69 people lost their lives and hundreds more were injured in Sharpeville as they …
There is no dignity for the 10 million unemployed South Africans

Rand falls as South African finance minister summoned by police

Rand falls as South African finance minister summoned by police
The Democratic Alliance has launched its manifesto for the country’s May elections, promising to tackle graft. The party faces a resurgent ruling ANC which has governed the country since the end of …
Rand falls as South African finance minister summoned by police

Government 'fumbling in the dark' for solutions to Eskom crisis – DA

Government 'fumbling in the dark' for solutions to Eskom crisis – DA
A media briefing on Eskom has only confirmed that the power utility is on the verge of collapse and that this will have a devastating impact on the country, the Democratic Alliance (DA … supplier of …
Government 'fumbling in the dark' for solutions to Eskom crisis – DA

South Africa: ANC in Sedibeng Lays Fraud and Corruption Charges Against Midvaal Municipality

South Africa: ANC in Sedibeng Lays Fraud and Corruption Charges Against Midvaal Municipality
The ANC in Sedibeng has laid charges of fraud and corruption against the Midvaal Municipality, which is run by the Democratic Alliance (DA … of governments to government publications and …
South Africa: ANC in Sedibeng Lays Fraud and Corruption Charges Against Midvaal Municipality

President Ramaphosa’s train delays are a reality for South Africans yet he has ignored the rail crisis

President Ramaphosa’s train delays are a reality for South Africans yet he has ignored the rail crisis
The Democratic Alliance … who presided over a government which has – through its actions and inactions – killed South Africans. The broken rail system is one such example. The DA is the only party …
President Ramaphosa’s train delays are a reality for South Africans yet he has ignored the rail crisis

South Africa: Pan-African EFF Makes Most of Rival Parties' Squabbles

South Africa: Pan-African EFF Makes Most of Rival Parties' Squabbles
his party and government officials to the controversial Gupta family emerge. These have split the tripartite alliance consisting of the ANC, Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU …
South Africa: Pan-African EFF Makes Most of Rival Parties' Squabbles

The cars South Africa’s MPs spend taxpayers’ money on [photos]

The cars South Africa’s MPs spend taxpayers’ money on [photos]
With the news over the weekend that South Africa’s government is once again considering a budget … A report released in 2017 by South Africa’s main opposition, the Democratic Alliance (DA) claimed …
The cars South Africa’s MPs spend taxpayers’ money on [photos]

South Africa ponders plans to stop politicians living their best lives

South Africa ponders plans to stop politicians living their best lives
The government is also pondering bringing an end to splurges on luxury vehicles. The Democratic Alliance (DA) has previously claimed that South Africa has one of the biggest ministerial cabinets in …
South Africa ponders plans to stop politicians living their best lives

Survey reveals voter dissatisfaction with ANC-led government's delivery

Survey reveals voter dissatisfaction with ANC-led government's delivery
Among ANC voters, 51% were “very unsatisfied” with the national government’s performance on fighting corruption, but 47% also believed the ANC, rather than the Democratic Alliance or Economic Freedom …
Survey reveals voter dissatisfaction with ANC-led government's delivery

DA election lists show SA's rich diversity in every sense, says Selfe

DA election lists show SA's rich diversity in every sense, says Selfe
Johannesburg – The Democratic Alliance’s lists … of basic services accelerated. “Despite South Africa’s hard-won freedom there are still too many people who suffer unnecessarily because the current …
DA election lists show SA's rich diversity in every sense, says Selfe

Malawi: Mwenifumbo for Federal System of Government – 'Malawi Can Learn From South Africa'

Malawi: Mwenifumbo for Federal System of Government – 'Malawi Can Learn From South Africa'
Mwenifumbo: We need a federal system of government like South Africa Mwenifumbo, a Karonga Central legislator of Alliance for Democracy (Aford), was picked by UDF president Atupele Austin Muluzi …
Malawi: Mwenifumbo for Federal System of Government – 'Malawi Can Learn From South Africa'

Mwenifumbo for federal system of government: ‘Malawi can learn from South Africa’

Mwenifumbo for federal system of government: ‘Malawi can learn from South Africa’
Mwenifumbo, a Karonga Central legislator of Alliance for Democracy … case in other countries like South Africa could effectively work in Malawi because the country is under democracy and follows …
Mwenifumbo for federal system of government: ‘Malawi can learn from South Africa’

South African Rand to Recover in Second Half of 2019: Standard Bank

South African Rand to Recover in Second Half of 2019: Standard Bank
The South African Rand … the re-election of the dominant ANC government led by Cyril Ramaphosa. At the last elections the ANC won easily the vast majority of seats. The only credible opposition is …
South African Rand to Recover in Second Half of 2019: Standard Bank

A DA national government would immediately sell off the luxurious Bryntirion Ministerial Estate

A DA national government would immediately sell off the luxurious Bryntirion Ministerial Estate
The following remarks were delivered today by Democratic Alliance (DA … the walls that exist between insiders and outsiders in South Africa. And we’ll start with ensuring that those in government …
A DA national government would immediately sell off the luxurious Bryntirion Ministerial Estate

Oil & Gas Leaders Unpack South Africa’s Massive Gas Discovery with the Africa Energy Chamber

Oil & Gas Leaders Unpack South Africa’s Massive Gas Discovery with the Africa Energy Chamber
Speakers featured Niall Kramer, CEO of the South African Gas Alliance (SAOGA), Petroleum Agency South Africa … 2019 Africa Oil and Power event in Cape Town.” The South African government is currentl…
Oil & Gas Leaders Unpack South Africa’s Massive Gas Discovery with the Africa Energy Chamber

South Africa: Jacob Zuma embroiled in state intelligence scandal

South Africa: Jacob Zuma embroiled in state intelligence scandal
(31.10.2016) The Democratic Alliance has launched its manifesto for the country’s May elections, promising to tackle graft. The party faces a resurgent ruling ANC which has governed the country since …
South Africa: Jacob Zuma embroiled in state intelligence scandal

African Briefs … SAPS appeal against Equality Court not withdrawn – DA

African Briefs … SAPS appeal against Equality Court not withdrawn – DA
CAPE TOWN — It is clear that South African police minister … order that the national government is discriminating against poor and black Western Cape residents in how it allocates police resources, …
African Briefs … SAPS appeal against Equality Court not withdrawn – DA

Is there a tension between democracy and economic development in Africa?

Is there a tension between democracy and economic development in Africa?
Over the past two decades, as African countries have transitioned from significantly autocratic regimes to increasingly open arrangements of governance, there have been questions about the effectivene…
Is there a tension between democracy and economic development in Africa?

25 years of democracy part 4: decline of the liberation project

25 years of democracy part 4: decline of the liberation project
Also, one encounters the refrain on social media, after one or other outrageous action by the ANC-led government … and more substantial democratic gains. Or that project may suffer a series of setba…
25 years of democracy part 4: decline of the liberation project

Post-poll alliances with south parties may take NDA tally over 300: CVoter

Post-poll alliances with south parties may take NDA tally over 300: CVoter
The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance may not garner a full majority in the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections but may comfortably win to form the government if it goes for post …
Post-poll alliances with south parties may take NDA tally over 300: CVoter

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma used intel services to target Cyril Ramaphosa: probe

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma used intel services to target Cyril Ramaphosa: probe
Former South African president Jacob Zuma used the country’s intelligence … the SSA in two to create a domestic and a foreign service, he added. The Democratic Alliance, the main opposition party, c…
South Africa’s Jacob Zuma used intel services to target Cyril Ramaphosa: probe

In South Africa’s Fabled Wine Country, White and Black Battle Over Land

In South Africa’s Fabled Wine Country, White and Black Battle Over Land
A recent government survey found that white farmers like … white and mixed-race South Africans tend to vote for another party, the Democratic Alliance, in this part of South Africa. “They bring the …
In South Africa’s Fabled Wine Country, White and Black Battle Over Land

DA: NERSA’s decision to raise electricity tariffs another ANC-sponsored burden on South Africans

DA: NERSA’s decision to raise electricity tariffs another ANC-sponsored burden on South Africans
The Democratic Alliance (DA) condemns the National Energy Regulator … With the country under pressure from increasing fuel costs, South Africans are struggling under a weight of tax burdens placed o…
DA: NERSA’s decision to raise electricity tariffs another ANC-sponsored burden on South Africans

Deputy President of the African Transformation Youth Movement's Resignation Letter

Deputy President of the African Transformation Youth Movement's Resignation Letter
… Africans let us go in numbers on the 8 May 2019 to vote the UDM and start preparing for local government to have young people in all South African Municipal Councils we are launching the UDM as th…
Deputy President of the African Transformation Youth Movement's Resignation Letter

GREENPEACE AFRICA: Greenpeace Africa Volunteers Campaign for Plastics Ban

GREENPEACE AFRICA: Greenpeace Africa Volunteers Campaign for Plastics Ban
A group of Greenpeace Africa volunteers in Cape Town has started an ambitious campaign calling on South Africa’s top political parties … One of the political parties being targeted, the Democratic A…
GREENPEACE AFRICA: Greenpeace Africa Volunteers Campaign for Plastics Ban

DA welcomes South African Schools Athletics withdrawal of quota memo

DA welcomes South African Schools Athletics withdrawal of quota memo
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has today received correspondence from the South African Schools Athletics (SASA) General Secretary, Peppi Olevano, indicating SASA’s motion to withdraw their memos on the …
DA welcomes South African Schools Athletics withdrawal of quota memo

DA: DA welcomes South African Schools Athletics withdrawal of quota memo

DA: DA welcomes South African Schools Athletics withdrawal of quota memo
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has today received correspondence from the South African Schools Athletics (SASA) General Secretary, Peppi Olevano, indicating SASA’s motion to withdraw their memos on the …
DA: DA welcomes South African Schools Athletics withdrawal of quota memo

Babes Wodumo: Outrage in South Africa over video of singer being beaten

Babes Wodumo: Outrage in South Africa over video of singer being beaten
Opposition political parties hit out at the attack – with the leader of the opposition Democratic Alliance … According to government statistics, rape and other types of sexual violence against women …
Babes Wodumo: Outrage in South Africa over video of singer being beaten

South Africa's main political parties seek justice for assaulted musician

South Africa's main political parties seek justice for assaulted musician
South Africa’s main political parties including the African National Congress (ANC), Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) have all joined the calls for Mampintsha’s arrest, …
South Africa's main political parties seek justice for assaulted musician

Mmusi Maimane reveals the first 10 things a DA government would action

Mmusi Maimane reveals the first 10 things a DA government would action
Dumelang. We are here at the Union Buildings to outline our 10 interventions that a @Our_DA led National Government will get done in the first 100 Days in Office. South Africa needs change, and we hav…
Mmusi Maimane reveals the first 10 things a DA government would action

10 interventions that a DA-led National Government will get done in the first 100 Days in Office

10 interventions that a DA-led National Government will get done in the first 100 Days in Office
The following statement was delivered today by Democratic Alliance (DA … that almost two thirds of the value of everything South Africa produces in a year is needed to pay back the debt the ANC gove…
10 interventions that a DA-led National Government will get done in the first 100 Days in Office

'Vote DA to continue building one South Africa for all' – Maimane

'Vote DA to continue building one South Africa for all' – Maimane
“Today it is only the Democratic Alliance shares that dream … “Today we are the cleanest government in South Africa. Clean audits matter, because they mean that every cent of public money is spent o…
'Vote DA to continue building one South Africa for all' – Maimane

Maimane rejects view that ‘certain South Africans’ don’t have a place in SA

Maimane rejects view that ‘certain South Africans’ don’t have a place in SA
“Today it is only the Democratic Alliance shares that dream … “Today we are the cleanest government in South Africa. Clean audits matter, because they mean that every cent of public money …
Maimane rejects view that ‘certain South Africans’ don’t have a place in SA

The 1994 South African Elections: A perspective by Phyllis Ntantala-Jordan

The 1994 South African Elections: A perspective by Phyllis Ntantala-Jordan
Tomorrow, April 26, 1994, an historic event will take place in South Africa … liberalism – petitioning government, sending deputations to elected officials, adopting and proclaiming democratic chart…
The 1994 South African Elections: A perspective by Phyllis Ntantala-Jordan

What South Africa's Main Political Parties Are Promising Voters

What South Africa's Main Political Parties Are Promising Voters
South Africa … on whether the African National Congress has rehabilitated itself in the eyes of voters after former leader Jacob Zuma’s scandal-marred rule. The ruling party’s two main challengers a…
What South Africa's Main Political Parties Are Promising Voters

Maimane: DA will ‘lead government’ in Gauteng, Northern Cape and keep Western Cape

Maimane: DA will ‘lead government’ in Gauteng, Northern Cape and keep Western Cape
Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane believes … “political plan that says how we will bring about reform in South Africa”, Maimane said the party would enter into post-poll …
Maimane: DA will ‘lead government’ in Gauteng, Northern Cape and keep Western Cape

South Sudan: Rebels – Government Forces Provoked Fighting in Yei River State

South Sudan: Rebels – Government Forces Provoked Fighting in Yei River State
General Thomas Cirillo Swaka, the leader of the National Salvation Front (NAS), said the international community should blame the South Sudan government for the fighting in Yei River State.
South Sudan: Rebels – Government Forces Provoked Fighting in Yei River State

South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa names special tribunal to recover corruption proceeds

South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa names special tribunal to recover corruption proceeds
South Africa faces elections on 8 May. Mr Ramaphosa’s announcement of the eight-member panel comes a day after the largest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance … has won lucrative government co…
South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa names special tribunal to recover corruption proceeds

S. Africa's Democratic Alliance Vows War on Corruption, Economic Resurgence

S. Africa's Democratic Alliance Vows War on Corruption, Economic Resurgence
South Africa’s Democratic Alliance (DA) has released its party manifesto ahead of this year’s general election, challenging the corruption and mismanagement at the highest levels of the African Nation…
S. Africa's Democratic Alliance Vows War on Corruption, Economic Resurgence

South Africa: South African Opposition Makes Election Pledge to Fight Corruption

South Africa: South African Opposition Makes Election Pledge to Fight Corruption
The Democratic Alliance has launched its manifesto for the country’s May elections, promising to tackle graft. The party faces a resurgent ruling ANC which has governed the country since …
South Africa: South African Opposition Makes Election Pledge to Fight Corruption

South Africa: What the DA's Manifesto Says About Land, Bee, Corruption

South Africa: What the DA's Manifesto Says About Land, Bee, Corruption
The Democratic Alliance (DA) launched its manifesto in … is to provide the private sector with a reason to invest in South Africa – policy certainty. This means it will give complete policy …
South Africa: What the DA's Manifesto Says About Land, Bee, Corruption

From national civilian service to land reform – here’s what the DA wants to change in South Africa

From national civilian service to land reform – here’s what the DA wants to change in South Africa
The Democratic … for all. A government to which only the best people will be appointed, and a government that is prepared to work with anyone who shares our vision for South Africa,” he …
From national civilian service to land reform – here’s what the DA wants to change in South Africa

South Africa: 'The ANC Will Not Change' – DA Punts Jobs, Governance At Manifesto Launch

South Africa: 'The ANC Will Not Change' – DA Punts Jobs, Governance At Manifesto Launch
Unveiling the party’s election manifesto, the Democratic Alliance has outlined its vision for what South Africa would look like under its government. The party, which launched its manifesto at …
South Africa: 'The ANC Will Not Change' – DA Punts Jobs, Governance At Manifesto Launch

DA unveils ‘pro-all South Africans’ manifesto that is decidedly anti-expropriation

DA unveils ‘pro-all South Africans’ manifesto that is decidedly anti-expropriation
On Saturday afternoon the Democratic Alliance became the last of the big three political … particularly Eskom and SAA; every South African should have the right to own land and pass it on to their c…
DA unveils ‘pro-all South Africans’ manifesto that is decidedly anti-expropriation

South African opposition makes election pledge to fight corruption

South African opposition makes election pledge to fight corruption
Supporters of South Africa’s main opposition Democratic Alliance attend the launch of the party’s election … healthcare, and basic government services. Despite attempts to widen the party’s appeal, …
South African opposition makes election pledge to fight corruption

S. African opposition party vows to create jobs, fight graft in manifesto

S. African opposition party vows to create jobs, fight graft in manifesto
JOHANNESBURG, Feb 23 (Reuters) – South Africa’s largest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), launched its manifesto for May’s general elections on Saturday with pledges to create …
S. African opposition party vows to create jobs, fight graft in manifesto

South African opposition party vows to create jobs, fight graft in manifesto

South African opposition party vows to create jobs, fight graft in manifesto
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s largest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), launched its manifesto for May’s general elections on Saturday with pledges to create jobs and set up an …
South African opposition party vows to create jobs, fight graft in manifesto

South Africa: DA Unveils 'Pro-All South Africans' Manifesto That Is Decidedly Anti-Expropriation

South Africa: DA Unveils 'Pro-All South Africans' Manifesto That Is Decidedly Anti-Expropriation
On Saturday afternoon the Democratic Alliance became the last of the big … particularly Eskom and SAA; every South African should have the right to own land and pass it on to their children …
South Africa: DA Unveils 'Pro-All South Africans' Manifesto That Is Decidedly Anti-Expropriation

Government wants to introduce warning labels for junk food in South Africa

Government wants to introduce warning labels for junk food in South Africa
The Department of Health is looking to introduce new regulations to allow for front-of-pack warning labels in South Africa … launch of a new Healthy Living Alliance (Heala) campaign on Thursday …
Government wants to introduce warning labels for junk food in South Africa

South Africa: DA Joburg Bigwig Implicated in Hijacking of City Property – Found Guilty of Influence-Peddling

South Africa: DA Joburg Bigwig Implicated in Hijacking of City Property – Found Guilty of Influence-Peddling
The Democratic Alliance’s third in command at the Johannesburg … We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons.
South Africa: DA Joburg Bigwig Implicated in Hijacking of City Property – Found Guilty of Influence-Peddling

OPINION: DA working for change that builds one South Africa for all

OPINION: DA working for change that builds one South Africa for all
Having read Ralph Mathekga’s opinion on the Democratic … which paints a picture of what South Africa will look like under ten years of DA government. The manifesto speaks about, inter alia …
OPINION: DA working for change that builds one South Africa for all

DA: Here’s what Bosasa spent “R40 million” of taxpayers’ money on

DA: Here’s what Bosasa spent “R40 million” of taxpayers’ money on
The Democratic Alliance (DA) have continued their crusade against the government’s uncomfortable relationship with Bosasa, highlighting how they were allowed to spend taxpayer cash on frivolous expens…
DA: Here’s what Bosasa spent “R40 million” of taxpayers’ money on

President Ramaphosa’s call for unity between industry and government at Investing in African Mining Indaba

President Ramaphosa’s call for unity between industry and government at Investing in African Mining Indaba
“The days of conflict between industry and government should be something that belongs … Indaba should coincide with the 25th anniversary of the achievement of democracy in South Africa because of t…
President Ramaphosa’s call for unity between industry and government at Investing in African Mining Indaba

South African Parliament unanimously passes motion condemning Pulwama Attack

South African Parliament unanimously passes motion condemning Pulwama Attack
In a rare move, South African lawmakers have unanimously passed a motion … Member of Parliament Sandy Kalyan from the opposition Democratic Alliance moved the motion which called on the House to not…
South African Parliament unanimously passes motion condemning Pulwama Attack

South African Parliament unanimously condemns Pulwama terror attack

South African Parliament unanimously condemns Pulwama terror attack
JOHANNESBURG: In a rare move, South African lawmakers have unanimously passed a motion … Member of Parliament Sandy Kalyan from the opposition Democratic Alliance moved the motion which called on th…
South African Parliament unanimously condemns Pulwama terror attack

South Africa’s Opposition Reacts to Alleged Racial Witch Hunt

South Africa’s Opposition Reacts to Alleged Racial Witch Hunt
South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) has voiced concern over an alleged … Gordhan needs to categorically state if this is a government position, Mazzone said. What is needed now more t…
South Africa’s Opposition Reacts to Alleged Racial Witch Hunt