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DA welcomes Brian Hlongwa’s resignation as Gauteng ANC chief whip

JOHANNESBURG, October 30 – The Democratic Alliance has welcomed the resignation of Brian Hlongwa as the chief whip of the African National Congress (ANC) in the Gauteng Legislature. Hlongwa resigned on Tuesday following sustained pressure by the DA and before the ANC’s integrity commission tabled a report recommending that he, and former health MEC Qedani Mahlangu, […]

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Eskom fails to publicise China loan terms and conditions within 30-day PAIA period, DA threatens legal action

CAPE TOWN, October 28  – The Democratic Alliance will not allow China’s model of “debt trap diplomacy” to take root in South Africa, and will approach the courts if necessary to ensure that government is transparent with the public about the terms and conditions of loans received from China, DA leader Mmusi Maimane said on […]

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DA supporters shows Duduzane Zuma overwhelming support in Court

Staff Reporter Democratic Alliance (DA) supporters showed Duduzane Zuma overwhelming support on Friday, when he appeared briefly in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court. Duduzane was facing charges of culpable homicide after a fatal collision in 2014 in which young Zuma’s Porsche crashed into a taxi resulting in the death of Phumzile Dube, a Zimbabwean national. The matter […]

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ANC, DA retain seats in by-elections

JOHANNESBURG, October 25 – The governing African National Congress (ANC) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) retained seats in by-elections held in KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo and the Western Cape, the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) said on Thursday. The ANC retained wards in Limpopo’s Greater Letaba municipality, at Ray Nkonyeni municipality in KwaZulu-Natal and Knysna municipality in the Western […]