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No mass DA exodus, for now

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

DA candidates go all out in final push for votes

DA contenders for the leadership and the federal chair posts are trying to win delegates' votes before the national congress this weekend.

Maimane, James face off in DA leadership debate

The debate between the party’s parliamentary and federal leaders laid bare key differences in their personal politics, and political personability.

TV face-off could resurrect public political debate tradition

DA leadership candidates Mmusi Maimane and Wilmot James have agreed to participate in a debate chaired by Rapport editor Waldimar Pelser on Insig.

No term limits for DA leader

Big changes are not on the cards in the opposition party's constitutional amendment document.

M&G Newsroom: Can the DA come out black and blue?

After the DA's first policy conference, we speak to the deputy federal chairperson Makashule Gana about its views on race and redress policies.

To BEE or not to BEE? The DA’s dilemma

The Democratic Alliance is taking flak for struggling to reconcile its non-racial philosophy with its newly trumpeted commitment to BEE.

DA’s federal chairs score on diversity, generational mix

The DA is gearing up for national elections in 2014 in which it plans to win at least 30% of the votes from the 17% it obtained in 2009.

No challenge to Zille as DA heads to congress

The Democratic Alliance has announced the candidates who will contest elections at the party's federal congress in November.

Freedom lies in a competitive South African economy

The lesson of Egypt's Tahrir Square is clear: A system that benefits insiders only is unsustainable.

DA: Secrecy Bill will imprison our minds

Speaking out against the planned Protection of State Information Bill the DA has said the Bill will rob South Africans of the freedom they had won.

Way out of the poverty trap

Instead of nationalisation we must follow India and China's example.

Setting an example for learners

Schools should use role models, ensure teachers are qualified and promote critical thinking, says Wilmot James Speaking at the annual conference of South African...

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Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

Johannesburg cannot police its future

South Africa’s biggest city is ground zero for debates about the long-term effectiveness and constitutionality of militarised urban policing and how we imagine the post-Covid city

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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