The DA can’t shake off the question of race if it aspires to grow
An internal report implicates Maimane as the mastermind in a plan to rid the party of its white leaders, thereby alienating white voters
The DA leader apportioned some of the blame for the DA’s decline on his predecessor Mmusi Maimane “walking off the job”
The Democratic Alliance is a cue for Twitter fury, but this diminishes intelligent political debate
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
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’
With an internal election weeks away, and increasing leaks and public fights, the party is trying to find a way forward
The Democratic Alliance will either splinter or it will unite and reflect South Africa’s diversity
In numerous civil and criminal cases, Ramon Leon gave exemplary judgments and was noted for his wisdom, fairness and justice
Former Democratic Alliance leader Tony Leon said that his father, retired judge Ramon Leon, had died over the weekend.
Ramon Leon passed away over the weekend
The former Safety and Security Minister has denied that he had reopened a criminal investigation into the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
‘The DA, you see, has the added challenge of not only believing its own spin but also somehow appearing to be living it’
The meaning of liberal is lost and, no, it doesn’t mean that you’ll be in Zille’s WhatsApp group
While the ANC steals outside the legal framework, the DA "thieves" in the City of Cape Town steal within the legal framework,Cosatu said on Tuesday
The firm maintains its lobbying work is entirely separate from its crisis communications work and will not influence City of Cape Town policy.
Former DA leader Tony Leon recaps on the "wise counsel" and life of fellow parliamentarian, Colin Eglin, who has passed away at the age of 88.
As Tony Leon returns from a four-year stint as ambassador to Argentina, questions have been raised about the quality of SA’s diplomatic corps.
Welcome to friendly Buenos Aires — but remember to keep your distance and watch your step.
Former opposition leader Tony Leon and former ministers Zola Skweyiya and Ngconde Balfour have been earmarked for diplomatic posts.
Making his last speech in the National Assembly before giving up his seat and retiring, former DA leader Tony Leon called for job creation.
Embattled ANC president Jacob Zuma has drawn support from a rather surprising quarter — the born-again National Party.
Former DA leader Tony Leon says the crisis in the judiciary has been more than a decade in the making.
South Africans search for bookish answers in a time of political doubt, writes Nosimilo Ndlovu.
Among the many accolades showered on Nelson Mandela at a joint sitting of Parliament on Friday were some shining examples of his sense of humour.
Retired judge Ramon Leon, the father of former DA leader Tony Leon, was attacked at his home in an upmarket Durban lodge.
The Democratic Alliance’s Tony Leon on Monday accused President Thabo Mbeki, African National Congress president Jacob Zuma and Cape Judge President John Hlophe of ”constitutional vandalism”. Addressing the Mizrachi Organisation in Cape Town, the former DA leader called for a government inclusive of ”all talent” available.
<b>COUNTERPOINT:</b> While we agree with our colleague Drew Forrest that Mbeki is a man past his sell-by date, we do not agree that the paper was ahead of its time in its appraisal of Mbeki. The <i>Mail & Guardian</i> 2001 and the<i> M&G</i> 2008 are two different papers.
President Thabo Mbeki must release the letter he allegedly wrote to George Bush asking the American president to ”butt out” of Zimbabwe, the Democratic Alliance said on Thursday. Mbeki’s four-page letter to Bush apparently criticised the United States for taking sides against Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe.
<a href="http://www.mg.co.za/specialreport.aspx?area=zuma_report"><img src="http://www.mg.co.za/ContentImages/243078/zuma.jpg" align=left border=0></a>Addressing an audience in London on Wednesday, Tony Leon — the former leader of the Democratic Alliance — expressed fears that under Jacob Zuma as president, South Africa could revert to a stereotype of "Big Man", African-style kleptocracy replete with redistributive and populist economics with lashings of demagoguery.
Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Helen Zille was emerging as a person who would go to extremes to cover up the truth, a former member of the DA said on Tuesday. ”[She is] a person who criticises the judiciary and the media because their duties do not fit her political agenda,” Kobus Brynard, a Western Cape MPL for the African National Congress, said.