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Zille’s tweets threaten her position as DA federal chairperson

Gauteng chairperson, Mike Moriarty, says the party needs stability, not controversy, at its helm

A week of dodging bullets

Sani the barber and uBaba risk their lives, while Helen, Queen of the Karens, fires off another salvo

Ramaphosa: Find the ‘silver lining’ in Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa tells MPs he expects tough economic times ahead for South Africans, but the crisis is a chance to ‘look at the way we’re doing things’

Disaster vs separation of powers

The Democratic Alliance’s court case is about much more than an esoteric question of constitutional law

DA goes virtual as congress to elect leader moves online

The postponement of the policy conference and elective congress would result in slight delays in preparations for the 2021 poll.

The pandemic creates ideal conditions for the rise of populism

The state of politics and geopolitics has been exacerbated, rather than stabilised, by the coronavirus crisis

High court overturns decision to place Tshwane metro council under administration

Court declares that the Gauteng premier’s decision to place the metro under administration was unlawful and sets it aside — after the Covid-19 lockdown ends

Show of political unity as South Africa battles Covid-19 outbreak

The president and political parties put their differences aside as South Africa tackles what has been described as one of its biggest post-apartheid challenges yet

Is Parliament suspended? Political parties in the dark after coronavirus gatherings ban

Hundreds of legislators won’t be able to meet in parliamentary chambers after restrictions on gatherings to curb the spread of Covid-19 disease

Steenhuisen is a shoo-in as DA leader, but he needs help

The biggest challenge for the next leader of the Democratic Alliance will be to get politicians like Mbali Ntuli onside

By-election woes for DA as Tshwane council is binned

The Democratic Alliance is likely to lose Tshwane when residents vote again

DA’s Moodey joins leadership race

The head of the Democratic Alliance in Gauteng says he wants to take his experience to the national level

Steenhuisen takes the lead in DA race while Ntuli falters

‘If you want a guarantee buy a toaster. This is politics’

EFF ‘circus’ becomes contagion as MPs heckle Malema

ANC MPs test the EFF’s disruptive tactics on the leader of the Red Berets in Sona reply

Boy on a bike fulfilling his dreams

People who know John Steenhuisen, the DA’s interim leader, say he has what it takes to lead

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