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Ntuli joins the race to ‘save the DA’

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’

Baptism of fire for DA’s wunderkind as Britain’s centre collapses in Brexit onslaught

Spin doctor Ryan Coetzee, who gave South Africa’s DA a new lease of life, gives his take on Britain’s peculiar politics of narcissism.

DA tender ‘invalid’: Scrap it, says public protector

Thuli Madonsela says a multimillion-rand Western Cape tender is unlawful and must be terminated, in a report premier Helen Zille has vowed to contest.

Can Mazibuko change DA’s DNA?

The young parliamentary backbencher, Lindiwe Mazibuko, is vying for the DA's second most powerful position.

‘Race barrier falls’

The Democratic Alliance's strategy to rebrand itself and create a home for people of all colours pays off.

Outright control in DA’s sight

The DA believes it will win its first overall majority in the Cape Town metropolitan council, predicting "somewhere between 57% and 60%".

The little party that could

In a remarkable electoral feat, the Democratic Alliance has improved its standing in all provinces, based on 71% of the vote.

DA says black support has tripled

The Democratic Alliance's support among black voters has tripled in the run-up to the local government elections, a party strategist said on Tuesday.

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Ebrahim Patel MIA as the South African National Accreditation System battles its board

Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel has failed to intervene at the South African National Accreditation System since being made aware of alleged board inteference last November

Back in time to meals on wheels

Cape Town’s oldest roadhouse is hoping to make a comeback during the coronavirus lockdown. Nostalgia is the biggest seller

People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

The active case count of Gauteng surpasses that of whole countries. Workers at clinics report a ‘concerning’ relaxation of basic health protocols

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Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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