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Ntuli joins the race to ‘save the DA’

KZN MPL’s letter to members says the DA is in ‘permanent damage control’ and she won’t watch as the party ‘disappears into oblivion’

Jozi jetsam floating in Durbs

It’s an annual thing but perhaps the invading army’s numbers have been boosted by about five DA councillors

Steenhuisen promises team work

The likely interim leader of the DA says he wants to listen to members who may leave following Mmusi Maimane’s resignation

Mashaba’s xenophobic legacy

The outgoing mayor’s tweet about the arrest statistics of migrants displays both his bigotry and a misunderstanding of how crime and policing work

Zille’s reprise is getting weird

With Maimane and Trollip gone, it seems the DA trying to turn back the hands of time to 2015 — or even 1652

Zille’s pyrrhic victory puts DA in chaos

Despite her winning by just seven votes, Zille’s return has led to the resignation of her opponents and revealed cracks in the party over policies

Maimane, Trollip step down from running DA

Maimane stepped down, citing a “coordinated attempt” to “undermine” his leadership

“Comeback Gogo” Zille makes a return

The former Democratic Alliance leader has been elected as the party’s Federal Executive chairperson

DA: Return of the old guard likely

Zille looks on course to seize critical position, with early party conference to decide Maimane’s future

Zille, Trollip faves for fedex head

Four people are contenders for the second most powerful position in the DA

Zille announces intention to lead DA’s federal council

The former DA leader plans to contest for the party’s second most powerful position

Two vie for DA federal chair

With nominations opening this month, the contest for the Democratic Alliance’s second-in-command is heating up

Zille tweets ‘black privilege’ and DA stays mum

With elections out of the way Zille has returned to stoking racial tensions

‘Coalition failures will bring more votes’

The DA launched its 2019 election campaign last week. It will focus on winning Gauteng, the Northern Cape and the Western Cape.

Trollip loses urgent bid to overturn Nelson Mandela Bay ousting

The United Democratic Movement's Mongameli Bobani therefore remains mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay

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