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De Lille is back for ‘GOOD’

The former Cape Town mayor dismissed concerns over the viability of her new political movement

Cape Town DA urges members to not engage Patty’s party

Members of the Democratic Alliance in Cape Town have been told to focus on their campaign instead of on Patricia de Lille’s new party

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Rush of suitors woo De Lille

But the feisty mayor of Cape Town is taking it slow — and might even decide to go it alone again

State spending on new jets ‘is simply wrong’

Opposition parties have slammed plans for R1.6-billion is to be spent on two new long-range jets for President Jacob Zuma and his deputy.

Zuma: State of the Nation ‘a huge responsibility’

President Jacob Zuma considers the State of the Nation address to be one of his "most important" speeches, he said ahead of the opening of Parliament.

ANC slammed for condoning jobs below the breadline

The Independent Democrats said it was shocking that the ANC suggested that unemployed people should take any job, even if it paid below the breadline.

ANC shrugs off DA-ID merger

The "swallowing" of the Independent Democrats by the Democratic Alliance is not a threat to the ANC, a spokesperson for the ruling party has said.

DA, ID merge to challenge ANC

The DA said on Saturday it would merge with the Independent Democrats to better challenge the ruling African National Congress in the 2014 election.

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