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‘Veteran’s stripes’ vs ‘kind and fair’

This weekend the Democratic Alliance will choose between two starkly different visions for its future

Steenhuisen sweeps to victory as new DA head

John Steenhuisen is the DA’s new interim Federal Leader while Ivan Meyer was elected the new party chairperson on Sunday

Three DA contenders, three visions

John Steenhuisen, Bonginkosi Madikizela and Makashule Gana will contest the position for interim party leader

Is it Msimanga out and Gana in for Tshwane?

The embattled mayor of Tshwane, who has lost favour with some in his caucus, may step down to focus on the 2019 elections

ANC eyes youth and minority voters

The party is turning to new voters to reverse a decline in its support ahead of the 2019 general elections

DA wannabe premiers line up

With the party eyeing control of three provinces, there is no shortage of takers for the top positions

Gana says he’s simply the best

The DA’s member of the Gauteng legislature believes he has what it takes to be premier

Will the real DA please stand up?

The party leaders boasted that it had emerged more united and diverse then ever, but its newly elected leadership did not reflect the same diversity

DA’s Makashule Gana aims to become Gauteng’s next premier

​The race to become the Democratic Alliance's official candidate for premier of Gauteng has begun in earnest

Msimanga still hopeful for DA national leadership position

The Tshwane mayor says he did not join the DA for positions and will continue active participation in whatever capacity he can

DA internal debate lays bare the fallacy behind its diversity claims

A plurality of ideas is more important than targets for race and gender, some members maintain - but this does not tally with the need for redress

DA  ‘upstart’ guns for top spot

‘Newcomer’ Ghaleb Cachalia believes he can win over ANC members dissatisfied with the party

Msimanga coy on Gauteng premier candidacy in 2019

'We need somebody who understands the strategy and who’s got the battle scars to take Gauteng away from the ANC,' said the Tshwane mayor

DA’s Gana wants to win in Gauteng

He’s ambitious but says his move to the province was not motivated by a desire to become premier

Move over Maimane, Gana’s here

The Democratic Alliances's black caucus is out to challenge party leader Helen Zille's culture of annointing 'yes men and women'.

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