Latest Updates

President Zuma waits for courts to do his job for him

President Jacob Zuma’s decision to not suspend or institute an inquiry into the fitness of the National Prosecuting Authority’s (NPA) Advocate Lawrence Mrwebi and Advocate Nomgcobo Jiba to hold office, is hardly surprising. This is a very transparent method of avoiding the core of the problem.  Both have behaved in a deplorable manner, bringing the…

Read More

What action did President Jacob Zuma actually take to mediate at SARS?

President Jacob Zuma claimed nearly a year ago to have acted and put measures in place to deal with what he called the “difficulty in the relationship” between the Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, and SARS Commissioner, Tom Moyane, and flatly denied there was a war at SARS. However, today’s extraordinary fight-back press conference by…

Read More

DA to ensure SABC Ad Hoc Committee recommendations are implemented

The DA welcomes the adoption of the final report of the Ad Hoc Committee on the SABC Board Inquiry today. The DA commends the work done by the committee but it is unfortunate that the SABC had to deteriorate to such an extent before something was done to rectify the political interference by the Minister…

Read More

DA lays criminal charges for government-aided Al-Bashir escape

Note to Editors: The following remarks were made by DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane, outside the Cape Town Central Police Station today. The Leader laid criminal charges against several members of Cabinet, the SAPS, Hawks, the NPA and senior government officials for their unconstitutional actions in allowing warlord, Omar al-Bashir, to flee the country.    Today the Democratic…

Read More

DA condemns xenophobic violence, calls for calm

The Democratic Alliance strongly condemns the recent surge in xenophobic violence in Gauteng. Xenophobic violence has no place in our democratic society and the DA reiterates our call for calm. While the constitutional right to protest must be protected, the anti-foreigner march taking place today and the sentiment it expresses is deeply concerning. The DA…

Read More

BOKAMOSO | ICC: South Africans must insist on membership

Now is the time for South Africans to stand together and make a clear, collective call for continued membership of the International Criminal Court. Membership signals a country’s commitment to human rights and protects citizens from leaders who become enemies of their people. South Africa’s membership currently hangs in the balance. We must seize the…

Read More

DA-led Tshwane, JHB and NMB pass first adjustment budgets

The DA commends the governments of Tshwane, Johannesburg and Nelson Mandela Bay, who have today passed their mid-financial-year adjustment budgets. We specifically commend Tshwane for allocating R20 million to new community halls in Hammanskraal, Winterveld and Mabopane, JHB for committing R41 million more to electrify informal settlements left in the dark by the ANC, and…

Read More

Cry the beloved country, grieve the lost generation

Note to editors: The following declaration was delivered by the DA Shadow Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Yusuf Cassim MP, in the National Assembly today. The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) remains exactly what it has been created to be – an employment agency for the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) elite and its…

Read More

JHB Council disrupted by undemocratic ANC thuggery

Today’s disruption of the Johannesburg Council, by members of the ANC and ANC-affiliates, is nothing less than undemocratic thuggery. The ANC in Johannesburg has nothing to offer but chaos and violence, and is undermining the will of the people who voted the ANC out of power in Election 2016. The DA condemns the ANC disruption…

Read More
Load More

Get Involved

We need feet on the ground. Join the movement.
  • (You can select more than one option)
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Give A Donation

Winning votes costs money. Make a contribution today.
  • Please enter a value greater than or equal to 1.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.