From the birth of the Progressive Party in 1959 to the constitutional negotiations at CODESA, the DA never stopped fighting against apartheid. For 30 years we opposed every apartheid law tabled before parliament. Yet, we have allowed others to write our history according to their own agendas. It is time we set the record straight.
We would like you to have your say in our 2012 Cabinet Report Card. Show your satisfaction or disapproval of government by awarding cabinet ministers a grade from A to F (where A indicates the highest and F the lowest score). You do not have to rate every cabinet minister. The closing date for voting is 3 December 2012. The DA will present its Cabinet Report Cards on 5 December 2012. Check in daily to see how other South Africans have rated the cabinet's performance. And keep an eye out for our full set of Report Cards next week.read more
The DA has a plan to grow South Africa's economy to create millions of new jobs over the next ten years, so that no one has to live in poverty, and every South African is able to live a better life.read more
South Africa has a youth unemployment crisis. Join the DA's campaign for the unemployed youth of South Africa. Help pressure the government to implement the Youth Wage Subsidy now!read more
The DA will do everything in its power to stop the Secrecy Bill becoming law. Find out how you can help us.
The DA's 2011 Local Government Elections campaign page.read more
As part of its oversight role, as the official opposition, the Democratic Alliance has created this page to monitor the ANC government's excessive expenditure. We have done this to show that, very often, the needs of the ANC elite are put before the needs of ordinary South Africans.read more
The Democratic Alliance is currently engaged in two significant court cases, both aimed at defending our Constitution from the continued power abuse of the ANC. We know how confusing all the ‘legalese’ can be, so we’ve drawn up these easy to read summaries of the progress we have made in each case. Also, the summary tables include links to all of the key documentation in each case.read more