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Showdown expected as DA federal executive meets to discuss De Lille
Showdown expected as DA federal executive meets to discuss De Lille
A showdown is expected on Wednesday morning as the Democratic Alliance’s Federal Executive meets to discuss an internal motion of no confidence...
Gauteng ANC disciplines six of its members in an effort to rehabilitate its image
Gauteng ANC disciplines six of its members in an effort to rehabilitate its image
The ANC in Gauteng has expelled one of its members from Ekurhuleni and suspended five more from Tshwane after they were were found guilty of...
ANC 'intervenes' in Malema ex-ANCWL 'sellout' allegations
ANC 'intervenes' in Malema ex-ANCWL 'sellout' allegations
The ANC "intervened" on Monday and stopped disgruntled former ANC Women's League (ANCWL) national executive committee members (NEC) from responding...
Vote of no confidence in Mahumapelo postponed
Vote of no confidence in Mahumapelo postponed
The motion of no confidence in North West premier Supra Mahumapelo tabled by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has been postponed following the...
De Lille: DA amended its Constitution to remove me
De Lille: DA amended its Constitution to remove me
Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has lashed out at the Democratic Alliance (DA) caucus for attempting to remove her through the party’s recently...
For DA members only: Caucus wants a motion of no confidence in De Lille
For DA members only: Caucus wants a motion of no confidence in De Lille
The Democratic Alliance caucus in Cape Town has voted in favour of asking the party’s federal executive if it may table an internal motion of no...
EFF to force secret ballot in vote of no confidence against Supra Mahumapelo
EFF to force secret ballot in vote of no confidence against Supra Mahumapelo
The Economic Freedom Fighters is heading to court to apply for an urgent interdict to force the speaker of the North West legislature to hold a...
DA: Blanket minimum wage not feasible
DA: Blanket minimum wage not feasible
The Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Monday that it supported the broad idea of a minimum wage, but insisted a blanket implementation is not...
DA clarifies appointment of Mazzone as second deputy chairperson
DA clarifies appointment of Mazzone as second deputy chairperson
The DA dismissed a report that Natasha Mazzone assumed the role as the second deputy chairperson of the party's federal council without an...
Political battles play out at funeral of the 'mother of the nation'
Political battles play out at funeral of the 'mother of the nation'
Political battles played out at Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s funeral, as some leaders were booed and old rivalries were hashed out in tribute...
DA row over election of second deputy federal council chair
DA row over election of second deputy federal council chair
A new row has hit the Democratic Alliance – this time it relates to the election of Natasha Mazzone as the second deputy chairperson of the...
DA defends land reform successes
DA defends land reform successes
The Democratic Alliance has refuted a report by the Mail & Guardian, defending its land reform policies in the Western Cape as being...
Housing in DA country: Pelican Park
Housing in DA country: Pelican Park
The streets in Pelican Park wind between rows of two bedroom houses and duplexes stacked tightly together. Each house has a ten meter long yard a...
How do we write about Winnie’s   life sympathetically?
How do we write about Winnie’s life sympathetically?
First, the facts: regardless of what Euro-American pundits or obituary writers conclude about Winnie Madikizela-Mandela — or what some white...

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