Federal Executive Council

Zille, Trollip faves for fedex head

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

Maimane out of running for Western Cape premier

The DA has announced that Dan Plato will be Patricia De Lille’s successor while Maimane has “declined” to run as premier candidate

De Lille has a case to answer and will, sooner or later, have to do so

The findings contained in the Steenhuisen report cannot be taken lightly, writes Natasha Mazzone

DA FedEx adopted Steenhuisen report findings without seeing proof of wrongdoing

Patricia de Lille has sought to take the Steenhuisen report, which repeated allegations of misconduct against her, under judicial review

DA terminates De Lille membership

The DA's federal executive has announced that it has terminated Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille’s party membership

‘Overwhelming’ majority lost confidence in De Lille ― DA

DA councillors supported the motion brought against De Lille following a three-hour-long special caucus meeting on Wednesday evening

De Lille: DA amended its Constitution to remove me

De Lille reacted to news that the party’s Cape Town caucus had voted to hold an internal motion of no conf​idence if the Federal Executive allows it

Maimane stands uncontested for re-election as DA leader

The Federal Congress will take place on April 7 and 8, when the party leader, federal chairperson and deputy federal chairpersons will be elected

Determined De Lille readies herself for DA disciplinary processes

'My lawyers have indicated to the DA's federal legal commission that I expect the disciplinary hearing to be open to the media'

De Lille hits back at the DA’s about-turn on a vote of no confidence

The mayor of Cape Town has accused members within her party of trying to unseat her from her position by smearing her reputation


Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

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

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears 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 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it