The DA youth leader says he wants to focus on groundwork as the Democratic Alliance looks towards the 2024 general elections
The former DA leader hopeful, Mbali Ntuli, says she is leaving the party on her own terms
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
The party has alienated the black electorate by failing to silence the racism in its ranks
Parties forced to adapt to the ‘new normal’ as ANC’s anti-corruption drive delivers dividends
It was a landslide victory for John Steenhuisen, who thanked his family and opponent Mbali Ntuli before characteristically tearing into the ANC-led government for its anti-liberal policies, numerous failures, megalomania, and rampant corruption.
John Steenhuisen and Mbali Ntuli both acknowledged the problems faced by the party over the past year, with each of them offering their own leadership vision.
This weekend the Democratic Alliance will choose between two starkly different visions for its future
In response to Ryno Geldenhuys’s piece Under Mbali Ntuli the DA would offer South Africans a new political home, published in the Mail & Guardian on 13 October
The KwaZulu-Natal MPL, who is running against John Steenhuisen for the post as party leader, embodies the hopes and dreams of the majority of citizens
With reference to Eusebius McKaiser “The DA’s next leader should have a diverse political toolkit” (Mail&Guardian, September 23)
But in the battle of John and Mbali, the way things are going, the party will crucify the better option
The leader of the new One South Africa Movement says his former party has set itself on a course away from multiracialism after its recent policy conference
The official opposition said current ANC policies to undo historic economic injustices have only benefited an elite few
Party’s policy conference could provide clarity on its future direction and clues about the likely contenders for leadership positions
Gauteng chairperson, Mike Moriarty, says the party needs stability, not controversy, at its helm
The postponement of the policy conference and elective congress would result in slight delays in preparations for the 2021 poll.
The biggest challenge for the next leader of the Democratic Alliance will be to get politicians like Mbali Ntuli onside
The Democratic Alliance is likely to lose Tshwane when residents vote again
She has the political experience and spirit to lead the Democratic Alliance along a new path
The head of the Democratic Alliance in Gauteng says he wants to take his experience to the national level
‘If you want a guarantee buy a toaster. This is politics’
KZN MPL’s letter to members says the DA is in ‘permanent damage control’ and she won’t watch as the party ‘disappears into oblivion’
The queue marshal and the taxi owner: Snapshots from the life and times of the taxi
Mbali Ntuli is set to shake up the province to win support, ruffling a few feathers in the process
The Democratic Alliance’s new leader in the province says the target is a million new voters for the 2019 elections
Acting Western Cape DA leader is not satisfied with the way charges were laid against her
Disagreement between the party leader and the federal executive suggests more is going on.
Some political analysts believe individuals should be allowed to dissent freely in a political party while still upholding its values
The M&G’s Pontsho Pilane spoke to DA KZN provincial legislature member Mbali Ntuli about being a woman in politics
The former head of the DA Youth insists that she stepped down to achieve balance in her busy life.
The resignation of Democratic Alliance youth leader Mbali Ntuli has revealed deep cracks in the DA’s youth and student structures.