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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

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The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

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Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

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