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23 February 2017
19 Jan 2017
Daily Podcast – January 19, 2017
Making headlines: Zuma signs Higher Education Amendment Act DA wants government to summon Gambian ambassador And, ANC youth league wants government to stop banking with Absa
DA wants govt to summon Gambian ambassador
The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Wednesday asked the government to summon Gambia's ambassador to South Africa over that country’s president's attempt to stay in power "at all costs". Gambia has been...
20 Oct 2016
MPs slam international relations minister for no-show
Members of Parliament (MPs) have slammed International Relations Minister Maite Nkoane-Mashabane for not pitching up at a portfolio committee meeting to account for the department's third straight...
02 Sep 2016
Gordhan represents white capital, Western imperialism – Mngxitama
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan represents the interests of white capital, Black First Land First leader Andile Mngxitama said on Friday. "Pravin represents the faction that represents the white...
DA municipalities only work to serve whites – Mngxitama
Black First Land First leader Andile Mngxitama has accused the Democratic Alliance (DA) of only serving white people in the municipalities it governs, while leaving black people destitute and in...
06 Jul 2016
DA urges SA govt to speak out on Zimbabwe unrest
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called on President Jacob Zuma and Department of International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to act on the unrest neighbouring in...
26 May 2016
MPs in heated debate over Africa Day
Members of Parliament displayed their passion and frustration over the African continent during a heated commemoration of Africa Day in Parliament on Wednesday. Democratic Alliance (DA) MP Stevens...
24 Jun 2015
Reform ICC, or SAfrica withdraws – ANC MPs
South Africa should withdraw its membership from the International Criminal Court (ICC) should the tribunal not accede to a series of reforms, African National Congress (ANC) MPs said during a...
12 Jun 2015
DA demands arrest of Sudan’s Bashir
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir should be arrested if he sets foot in South Africa for the African Union summit, the Democratic Alliance said on Friday. The party said it was urging national...
20 Jun 2014
Wrapping up the State of the Nation
To end off our coverage of President Jacob Zuma’s seventh State of the Nation address, we have pulled together some of our most talked about Spot Checks.
29 May 2014
DA: Statement by Mmusi Maimane, DA Parliamentary Leader, new parliamentary leadership team to focus on job creation (29/05/2014)
The election of a new DA parliamentary leadership team is a significant moment in our quest to realign politics in South Africa. It is a talented and diverse team, with a huge amount of collective...
26 May 2014
DA: Statement by James Selfe, DA Federal Executive Chairperson, on DA Parliamentary Caucus elections (26/05/2014)
The nominations for the DA Parliamentary Caucus elections are now closed and the following nominations have been received and are in order:
12 Mar 2012
DA: Statement by Mmusi Maimane, Democratic Alliance spokesperson, requesting the Auditor-General to investigate open toilet irregularities (12/03/2012)

A Democratic Alliance (DA) site visit to Rammulotsi (Viljoenskroon) in the Free State has revealed that the toilets remain unenclosed ten months after the Human Rights Commission (HRC) ordered...


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