South Africa state-owned arms company fails to pay full wages

South Africa state-owned arms company fails to pay full wages
South Africa’s state-owned arms company Denel said that it … the leader of the main opposition Democratic Alliance, said on Tuesday. “While we’re splitting Eskom, we must also sell off SAA. It is a …
South Africa state-owned arms company fails to pay full wages

South African Graft Obudsman Denies Ramaphosa Facing Fresh Probe

South African Graft Obudsman Denies Ramaphosa Facing Fresh Probe
South Africa’s anti … complaint by the main opposition Democratic Alliance about a 500,000 rand ($34,791) donation Ramaphosa’s campaign received from a company that’s been implicated in paying …
South African Graft Obudsman Denies Ramaphosa Facing Fresh Probe

South Africa still has a long way to go to settle traditional leadership challenges

South Africa still has a long way to go to settle traditional leadership challenges
She is the author of Access to Justice and Human Security: Cultural Contradictions in Rural South Africa (Routledge … rights organisations, the Alliance for Rural Democracy. …
South Africa still has a long way to go to settle traditional leadership challenges

South Africa: Who Will Guard the Guardians? Provincial Policing Is a Recipe for Disaster

South Africa: Who Will Guard the Guardians? Provincial Policing Is a Recipe for Disaster
The centralisation of South Africa’s police service … In its 2019 election manifesto, the Democratic Alliance (DA) stated that a DA-national government will allow provinces “that can prove …
South Africa: Who Will Guard the Guardians? Provincial Policing Is a Recipe for Disaster

Suspicion and secrecy surround South Africa’s dealings with South Sudan

Suspicion and secrecy surround South Africa’s dealings with South Sudan
The contract itself has not been made public, despite an official request from the Democratic Alliance … being kept as a “guest” of the South African government, in a farmhouse on the …
Suspicion and secrecy surround South Africa’s dealings with South Sudan

Democratic Alliance v Electoral Commission of South Africa and Others (007/2019) [2019] ZAEC 2

Democratic Alliance v Electoral Commission of South Africa and Others (007/2019) [2019] ZAEC 2
[1] The applicant is the Democratic Alliance (the DA), a political party … The third respondent is the African National Congress (the ANC), a political party registered pursuant to the provisions of …
Democratic Alliance v Electoral Commission of South Africa and Others (007/2019) [2019] ZAEC 2

Ramaphosa’s Sona ‘a pipe dream of an African utopia’, says Solidarity

Ramaphosa’s Sona ‘a pipe dream of an African utopia’, says Solidarity
Ramaphosa outlined seven priority areas and several goals for the next 10 years that included that no person in South Africa will … the reaction of the Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane …
Ramaphosa’s Sona ‘a pipe dream of an African utopia’, says Solidarity

Maimane: Ramaphosa dreaming while South Africans live a nightmare

Maimane: Ramaphosa dreaming while South Africans live a nightmare
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s state of the nation address was nothing but a re-affirmation of what is in the country’s Constitution and without bold plans, said Democratic Alliance (DA … said it was …
Maimane: Ramaphosa dreaming while South Africans live a nightmare

South Africa president delivers State of the Nation, opposition critique

South Africa president delivers State of the Nation, opposition critique
Ramaphosa said his government would table an urgent bill to … while Mmusi Maimane with the Democratic Alliance said it was vague on how to turn South Africa’s economy around. Declaring 10-year goals …
South Africa president delivers State of the Nation, opposition critique

How long to keep tax records available for inspection in South Africa

How long to keep tax records available for inspection in South Africa
Even if the South African Revenue Service (Sars … Institute of Technology Alona Shagan explains device similar to a standard glue gun. The Democratic Alliance MP claims she was subjected to a racist …
How long to keep tax records available for inspection in South Africa

South Africa: Make Policing a Provincial Competency in All of South Africa, Not Just the Western Cape – DA

South Africa: Make Policing a Provincial Competency in All of South Africa, Not Just the Western Cape – DA
Plans by the Democratic Alliance to have policing devolved to … to walk over a body on the way to school.” In the 2017/2018 South African Police Services crime statistics, seven out …
South Africa: Make Policing a Provincial Competency in All of South Africa, Not Just the Western Cape – DA

South Africa’s sixth democratic Parliament must show it can deliver meaningful change for womxn and young people

South Africa’s sixth democratic Parliament must show it can deliver meaningful change for womxn and young people
The local government election in 2016 affirmed that democracy, at least in the form of electoral politics, works in South Africa. Following that … the Democratic Alliance (DA) with the economy and …
South Africa’s sixth democratic Parliament must show it can deliver meaningful change for womxn and young people

DA joins AfriForum in calling for Zindzi Mandela's head over land tweet

DA joins AfriForum in calling for Zindzi Mandela's head over land tweet
“In the meantime, the DA has sent urgent questions to Minister Pandor asking whether the views of Ambassador Mandela are also the views of the South African government. “The Democratic Alliance …
DA joins AfriForum in calling for Zindzi Mandela's head over land tweet

2020 Democrats courting South Carolina's African Americans voters in key early state

2020 Democrats courting South Carolina's African Americans voters in key early state
As the first Southern state to vote in the 2020 Democratic primaries, African-Americans in South Carolina have … Marva Smalls, a board member for the Black Economic Alliance and a South Carolinian, …
2020 Democrats courting South Carolina's African Americans voters in key early state

DA Youth have nothing to celebrate after 25 years of democracy

DA Youth have nothing to celebrate after 25 years of democracy
The Democratic Alliance (DA) Youth says there is nothing for young people in the country to celebrate after 25 years of democracy. It accuses government of neglecting young people by failing to create …
DA Youth have nothing to celebrate after 25 years of democracy

Democratic Candidates Promise to Close Wealth Gap Between Blacks and Whites

Democratic Candidates Promise to Close Wealth Gap Between Blacks and Whites
“This isn’t just about African-American … fostered by the United States government.” The forum, which will later be broadcast on Black Entertainment Television, comes a week before South Carolina’s …
Democratic Candidates Promise to Close Wealth Gap Between Blacks and Whites

Democratic 2020 hopefuls vie for African American support in SC ahead of party convention

Democratic 2020 hopefuls vie for African American support in SC ahead of party convention
Four of the Democratic … the livelihood of African Americans. The two-hour event was the first large televised gathering to date of the Democratic primary candidates in South Carolina, for a forum …
Democratic 2020 hopefuls vie for African American support in SC ahead of party convention

UPDATE 1-Four Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters

UPDATE 1-Four Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters
CHARLESTON, S.C., June 15 (Reuters) – Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for their party’s 2020 U.S. presidential nomination appeared at a Black Economic Alliance … Democratic electorate – about …
UPDATE 1-Four Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters

Four Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters

Four Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters
CHARLESTON, S.C., June 15 (Reuters) – Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for their party’s 2020 U.S. presidential nomination appeared at a Black Economic Alliance … Democratic electorate – about …
Four Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters

Beto O'Rourke Backs Slavery Reparations in South Carolina Campaign Stop

Beto O'Rourke Backs Slavery Reparations in South Carolina Campaign Stop
BEAUFORT, S.C. — Democratic … through South Carolina on Friday by pledging support for reparations for descendants of slaves and addressing climate change at a town hall with members of the Gullah …
Beto O'Rourke Backs Slavery Reparations in South Carolina Campaign Stop

South Africa: Ramaphosa's Critical Choices to Get South Africa Back On Track

South Africa: Ramaphosa's Critical Choices to Get South Africa Back On Track
If South Africa’s political and socioeconomic stability are so fractured, how has the country managed to defuse the ‘ticking time-bomb’ for so long? In the first decade of democracy in South …
South Africa: Ramaphosa's Critical Choices to Get South Africa Back On Track

Ramaphosa’s critical choices to get South Africa back on track

Ramaphosa’s critical choices to get South Africa back on track
If South Africa’s political and socioeconomic stability are so fractured, how has the country managed to defuse the ‘ticking time-bomb’ for so long? In the first decade of democracy in South …
Ramaphosa’s critical choices to get South Africa back on track

DA: #ScrapETollsNow: ANC-led government not serious about scrapping e-tolls

DA: #ScrapETollsNow: ANC-led government not serious about scrapping e-tolls
The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Gauteng notes the comments made by the … as it is an unfair financial burden to the residents of Gauteng. Earlier this year, the South African National Roads Agency …
DA: #ScrapETollsNow: ANC-led government not serious about scrapping e-tolls

Post-election South Africa: Top priorities for the administration

Post-election South Africa: Top priorities for the administration
Perhaps the most significant outcome of South Africa’s May 8 election is that the political … since 1994. Surprisingly, the Democratic Alliance (DA), which won control of three major municipalities …
Post-election South Africa: Top priorities for the administration

South Africa: President Ramaphosa Named in Bosasa Report, Public Protector Confirms

South Africa: President Ramaphosa Named in Bosasa Report, Public Protector Confirms
Cape Town — Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has confirmed in a letter to Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi … has received billions of rands in government contracts over the past decade …
South Africa: President Ramaphosa Named in Bosasa Report, Public Protector Confirms

DA: Cost containment regulations should be extended to all levels of government

DA: Cost containment regulations should be extended to all levels of government
The Democratic Alliance … government will not be easy. That is why an extensive expenditure review needs to be conducted. This will improve expenditure efficiency and will help ensure that tax money …
DA: Cost containment regulations should be extended to all levels of government

Cost containment regulations should be extended to all levels of government

Cost containment regulations should be extended to all levels of government
The Democratic Alliance … government will not be easy. That is why an extensive expenditure review needs to be conducted. This will improve expenditure efficiency and will help ensure that tax money …
Cost containment regulations should be extended to all levels of government

South African province takes further step in dispute with police minister

South African province takes further step in dispute with police minister
South Africa’s Western Cape province on Monday … the Western Cape is the only one that is run by the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA). The DA accuses the central government of deliberately …
South African province takes further step in dispute with police minister

Study shows young South Africans have no faith in democracy and politicians

Study shows young South Africans have no faith in democracy and politicians
On the eve of South Africa … loss of faith in democracy. The findings were drawn from a survey conducted in the fourth quarter of 2018. The study asked to what extent are government performance …
Study shows young South Africans have no faith in democracy and politicians

African Briefs … Police urged to provide protection to SABC staff

African Briefs … Police urged to provide protection to SABC staff
CAPE TOWN – The opposition Democratic Alliance on Sunday urged the police to provide protection to high-risk staff at the South African Broadcasting Corporation … an official said on Sunday. “The …
African Briefs … Police urged to provide protection to SABC staff

South Africa: Public Protector Must Release 'Ramaphosa Report' Within 48 Hours – Mmusi Maimane

South Africa: Public Protector Must Release 'Ramaphosa Report' Within 48 Hours – Mmusi Maimane
The Democratic Alliance has demanded that Public Protector … and controversial facilities company Bosasa (now known as African Global Operations) within 48 hours. This after a report in the …
South Africa: Public Protector Must Release 'Ramaphosa Report' Within 48 Hours – Mmusi Maimane

South Africa's opposition party calls for release of report on Ramaphosa

South Africa's opposition party calls for release of report on Ramaphosa
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s main opposition party called on Monday … Mmusi Maimane, who leads the opposition Democratic Alliance, said the Public Protector’s report should be released in …
South Africa's opposition party calls for release of report on Ramaphosa

SACP: SARB mandate must be dovetailed with the objectives of the second radical phase of the national democratic revolution

SACP: SARB mandate must be dovetailed with the objectives of the second radical phase of the national democratic revolution
endorsed by SACP and other Alliance components and publicly unveiled at the ANC’s 2019 January 8th Statement Rally held in Durban. With regard to the mandate of the South African Reserve Bank, and …
SACP: SARB mandate must be dovetailed with the objectives of the second radical phase of the national democratic revolution

Calls for provincial government to address attacks on trucks in KZN

Calls for provincial government to address attacks on trucks in KZN
The Democratic Alliance on Monday called on KwaZulu-Natal transport and community safety member of the executive council (MEC), Mxolisi Kaunda, to take urgent steps to ensure the safety of …
Calls for provincial government to address attacks on trucks in KZN

South Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa names Cabinet with as many women ministers as men

South Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa names Cabinet with as many women ministers as men
with the Democratic Alliance saying: “Unfortunately, Ramaphosa placed the internal factional interests of the ANC [African National Congress] ahead of the interests of the people of South Africa.” …
South Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa names Cabinet with as many women ministers as men

South Africa Rife With Politicians Lying About Their Qualifications!

South Africa Rife With Politicians Lying About Their Qualifications!
The speeches are over, the marches have ended, the votes have been counted, and South Africa … with the opposition Democratic Alliance party. A 40-year-old man has been arrested. His race was not …
South Africa Rife With Politicians Lying About Their Qualifications!

South Africa: Opinion – South Africa's New Government: Compromise Over Renewal

South Africa: Opinion – South Africa's New Government: Compromise Over Renewal
After days of speculation, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa … who fell out with the main opposition party Democratic Alliance (DA) and founded her own party, Good, is colored. …
South Africa: Opinion – South Africa's New Government: Compromise Over Renewal

Opinion: South Africa’s new government: compromise over renewal

Opinion: South Africa’s new government: compromise over renewal
After days of speculation, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has formed … The former Cape Town mayor, who fell out with the main opposition party Democratic Alliance (DA) and founded her own …
Opinion: South Africa’s new government: compromise over renewal

South Africa’s new Cabinet sees gender balance for first time ever

South Africa’s new Cabinet sees gender balance for first time ever
The appointment makes Mabuza second in command in South Africa’s government and the leading contender to succeed Ramaphosa as president. The main opposition Democratic Alliance criticized the …
South Africa’s new Cabinet sees gender balance for first time ever

Will Ramaphosa’s ‘trimmed’ R1 billion Executive get South Africa working?

Will Ramaphosa’s ‘trimmed’ R1 billion Executive get South Africa working?
Despite President Cyril Ramaphosa’s commitment to “clean up” government and bring much-needed renewal and change to his Cabinet, South Africa has been left with an Executive negotiated between …
Will Ramaphosa’s ‘trimmed’ R1 billion Executive get South Africa working?

“You can’t fool South Africa” – DA reacts to Cabinet selection

“You can’t fool South Africa” – DA reacts to Cabinet selection
DA slams Ramaphosa’s choice, calls for lifestyle audits The Democratic Alliance’s (DA) leader … whilst adding more deputy ministers will not fool the people of South Africa. Presented with a fresh …
“You can’t fool South Africa” – DA reacts to Cabinet selection

South Africa aims for gender-balanced cabinet with 50 per cent women

South Africa aims for gender-balanced cabinet with 50 per cent women
South Africa’s new cabinet also retains two well regarded ministers, Tito Mboweni and Pravin Gordhan. Loading The main opposition Democratic Alliance criticised the President for keeping Mabuza. …
South Africa aims for gender-balanced cabinet with 50 per cent women

South Africa achieves gender balanced cabinet with 50 per cent women

South Africa achieves gender balanced cabinet with 50 per cent women
South Africa’s new cabinet also retains two well regarded ministers, Tito Mboweni and Pravin Gordhan. Loading The main opposition Democratic Alliance criticised the President for keeping Mabuza. …
South Africa achieves gender balanced cabinet with 50 per cent women