The party believes it has been able to ‘self-correct’ after alienating white voters in the previous national and provincial elections
An internal report implicates Maimane as the mastermind in a plan to rid the party of its white leaders, thereby alienating white voters
South African youths are as disengaged politically as their international siblings. To change this, youth need to be represented as party candidates and employed in local municipalities
Tony Leon’s comments calling Mmusi Maimane an ‘experiment’ have lifted the lid on what disgruntled black leaders describe as insidious racism and a refusal to hold racists to account
The party has alienated the black electorate by failing to silence the racism in its ranks
Despite growing disgruntlement and a string of high-profile resignations, often by black members, DA rank and file don’t appear to be jumping ship
Mazibuko said there have been allegations of corruption against De Lille that haven’t been followed through
Disagreement between the party leader and the federal executive suggests more is going on.
Excerpts from Zille’s autobiography present a counter-image to the rampaging Godzille of the cartoonists and the Twitter wars, writes Shaun de Waal.
Despite being mentioned as one of the favourites to succeed Helen Zille, Lindiwe Mazibuko says she will not make herself available for election.
Thuli Madonsela, Julius Malema, Lindiwe Mazibuko, and Joseph Mathunjwa have refuted claims that they are spies.
The security agency is investigating a claim that Julius Malema, Thuli Madonsela, Joseph Mathunjwa and Lindiwe Mazibuko were spying against the state.
Mbali Ntuli has resigned as the DA’s youth leader after her relationship with party leader Helen Zille had become increasingly strained.
Black people who forget they are black suffer, writes Andile Mngxitama.
In Mmusi Maimane’s acceptance speech, titled Toward a new Parliamentary era, he shares his plans for his new role.
Mmusi Maimane, the DA’s national spokesperson, says he will stand for the party’s parliamentary leader to replace the outgoing Lindiwe Mazibuko.
White mentors like Helen Zille need a wake-up call, writes Verashni Pillay. You do not "own" your black protégés just because you endorsed them.
Perhaps Julius Malema was right about Helen Zille after all. And like Juju, she too perpetuates uncomfortable stereotypes.
The cracks between Helen Zille and Lindiwe Mazibuko began showing themselves a while ago. Is a difference in opinion between members good for the DA?
Saying that he has "another important job I do", James Selfe has turned down Helen Zille’s request that he stands as candidate for DA caucus leader.
The DA leader says reports that she said she "made" Lindiwe Mazibuko were distorted and leaked from a party meeting with an agenda.
The Democratic Alliances’s black caucus is out to challenge party leader Helen Zille’s culture of annointing ‘yes men and women’.
The race is on for Lindiwe Mazibuko’s Parliament position between the opposition’s golden boy, Mmusi Maimane, and its black caucus’s Makashule Gana.
DA sources say the former parliamentary leader’s decision to leave her position has saved the opposition party from a damaging leadership battle.
Lindiwe Mazibuko has quit her job as the DA’s parliamentary leader, to study at Harvard University in the US.
Lindiwe Mazibuko addressed thousands of party supporters at the DA’s final election rally, calling on them to "send a message to Zuma" at the polls.
Lindiwe Mazibuko’s latest motion against President Jacob Zuma would require her to charm about half of the ANC caucus on the eve of their re-election.
The DA has urged parliamentary speaker Max Sisulu to "move with speed" on his decision to consider a motion of impeachment against Jacob Zuma.
The ANC says it is planning to take legal action against the DA over a text message about President Jacob Zuma and the Nkandla scandal.
Parliament has adopted a new rule that makes it duty-bound to ensure a debate of no confidence in the president is given due priority.
The DA is expected to have a list of promises for voters when it unveils its election manifesto in Polokwane and launches its official campaign.
Political consolidations, if done properly, are the lifeblood of both opposition and ruling party life, writes Hlumelo Biko.