Independent Democrats

Newsmaker: Helen Zille

The Democratic Alliance and the Independent Democrats have taken the first tentative steps towards a possible coalition at national level.

ID wants strike-free period during Cup

The Independent Democrats on Sunday called on Nedlac to negotiate a "strike free period" during the 2010 Soccer World Cup.

DA: ID conference could bring about significant realignment

An ID conference to be held on the weekend could turn out to be a significant event in the realignment of SA politics, DA leader Helen Zille says.

Is Malema a tax dodger?

African National Congress Youth League leader Julius Malema might be stealing from the poor through tax evasion said Patricia de Lille on Sunday.

Opposition parties eye closer cooperation

Leaders of opposition parties will gather in Cape Town in March to talk about forming a united front in next year's municipal elections, the ID says.

On honeymoon with warm, virtual JZ

Despite feisty election-time rhetoric, the majority of the smaller opposition parties in Parliament are beginning to warm to President Jacob Zuma.

De Lille lays a charge against Mabandla

Patricia de Lille on Thursday laid a charge against former justice minister Brigitte Mabandla, alleging she interfered with the working of the NPA.

ID: Bridging traditional gaps

Many charge that the ID is more of a one-person lobby group than an opposition party, but De Lille counters that it has grown both in membership terms

‘There’s the ID and then there’s the rest’

Independent Democrats leader Patricia de Lille says the Democratic Alliance is a small white boys' club.


Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories