Democratic Party

Editorial: Democrats must unite

The best chance for Democrats to beat Trump is by taking an opposite approach to his insular and isolated one

Trump trial opens with fiery clashes over witnesses

The two sides squared off in fiery exchanges that circled around the procedures for the trial and gave the Democrats an opportunity to spell out their arguments for Trump's guilt on national television

South Africa’s liberals are failing to wrap their heads around race

The white liberal establishment, both inside and outside the DA, holds onto its race-blindness by distorting the South African idea of “non-racialism”

Despite restrictions, digital spending hits record in US midterms

Facebook's political ad report showed $353-million spend by campaigns on its platform since May

The midterms show Trump might not get re-elected in 2020

Contrary to what President Donald Trump has claimed, this was a bad election for him

Democrats seize US House but Trump averts ‘blue wave’

Tuesday's contest saw several historic firsts in the Democratic camp

Americans start voting in midterm verdict on Trump rule

At stake are all 435 seats in the House of Representatives, 35 seats in the 100-member Senate, 36 governor's posts and seats across the US

US midterms: Key factors of the 2018 elections

The US midterm election has been a tug of war over key issues, but none has had a more dramatic impact on voters than Donald Trump

Coalition crash leaves DA cornered

The party has a lot to do after the spectacular failure of its much-vaunted strategy to govern

Democratic election sweep is lousy anniversary gift for Trump

The Tuesday night results amounted to a sweeping repudiation of what critics have called Trump's politics of division.

Ethiopian set to run for US Congress

“I believe that when I get elected, the president and his team will work with me very closely”

FBI probing fake documents targeting Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign

Investigators have also asked Democratic Party officials to provide copies of other suspected faked documents that have been circulating.

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Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killings of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appear to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

SA’s quarantine plan for coronavirus

A small Free State dorp and 14 days of isolation — this is the plan for citizens returning from China, to prevent a potential outbreak of the disease

Press Releases

Dr Mathew Moyo’s journey to academic victory

The NWU's chief director for library and information services was appointed as a board member of the National Council for Library and Information Services.

UKZN pays tribute to Joseph Shabalala, Doctor of Music (honoris causa)

The university joins the global community in mourning the passing of legendary musician and founding member of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Dr Bhekizizwe Joseph Shabalala.

South Africa to be almost R 14-billion wealthier when SAB Zenzele BB-BBEE scheme winds down in April 2020

It’s the biggest BB-BEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history, with a new scheme to be launched

UKZN vice-chancellor calls for perspective and creative engagement on the way forward

In addition to overcoming the deadlock between UKZN and students, a way must be found to reconcile the university's financial obligations and students' long-term needs.

Survey shows South Africans’ approval of president but not of political parties

According to the survey, 62% of South Africans think Cyril Ramaphosa is doing his job well, while 39% say no political party represents their views.

Introducing the Samsung Galaxy S20: Change the way you experience the world

The Samsung Galaxy S20 series features unprecedented AI camera technologies built for the future of communications

Andrew Makenete joins Africa Agri Tech as an event ambassador

Makenete has a wealth of experience in the agricultural sector

Is your company prepared for the coronavirus?

Companies should consider the direct and indirect impacts of the pandemic when evaluating whether they are prepared for the coronavirus, says ContinuitySA.