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DA wants to criminally charge alleged #VBS beneficiaries and looters

DA wants to criminally charge alleged #VBS beneficiaries and looters

DA wants to criminally charge alleged #VBS beneficiaries and looters
The EFF is divorcing the DA ahead of the 2019 elections, says analyst

The EFF is divorcing the DA ahead of the 2019 elections, says analyst

According to a political analyst, Ralph Mathekga, the Economic Freedom Fighters are cutting ties with the Democratic Alliance before the national elections in 2019- and he believes it is a good thing for both parties.

The EFF is divorcing the DA ahead of the 2019 elections, says analyst
7 explosive tweets about Athol Trollip's axing as NMB mayor

7 explosive tweets about Athol Trollip's axing as NMB mayor

Mzansi reacted to Athol Trollip's ousting as the mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay during a controversial no-confidence vote while the party announced they do not recognise the result of the no-confidence vote and he remains the mayor.

7 explosive tweets about Athol Trollip's axing as NMB mayor
Athol Trollip may well remain as the mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay

Athol Trollip may well remain as the mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay

Athol Trollip was ousted as the mayor of the metro during a controversial no-confidence vote on Monday. The DA moved swiftly in its condemnation of the vote and said it would challenge the results which it said were unlawful.

Athol Trollip may well remain as the mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay
Athol Trollip ousted as NMB mayor in controversial no confidence vote

Athol Trollip ousted as NMB mayor in controversial no confidence vote

The DA's Athol Trollip has been ousted as the mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay in a controversial motion of no confidence. Jonathan Lawack was removed as council speaker during an earlier vote which caused the DA to leave the meeting.

Athol Trollip ousted as NMB mayor in controversial no confidence vote
Gauteng ANC calls for fresh elections in DA-led Johannesburg and Tshwane metros

Gauteng ANC calls for fresh elections in DA-led Johannesburg and Tshwane metros

The African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng has called for special early elections to be held in the cities of Johannesburg and Tshwane. The ANC said theses metros had become dysfunctional under the DA-led coalition.

Gauteng ANC calls for fresh elections in DA-led Johannesburg and Tshwane metros
Social media drags Msimanga over the coals for EFF tweet about ANC coalition

Social media drags Msimanga over the coals for EFF tweet about ANC coalition

Social media users threw shade at Solly Msimanga over a message he sent about a coalition between the ruling party and the Economic Freedom Fighters. So, Briefly.co.za gathered some of the hottest responses from tweeps.

Social media drags Msimanga over the coals for EFF tweet about ANC coalition
13 ways the ANC is collapsing the state, according to John Steenhuisen

13 ways the ANC is collapsing the state, according to John Steenhuisen

John Steenhuisen stuck it to the ruling party on Thursday during a Cape Town press conference. The Democratic Alliance's Chief Whip provided Mzansi with 13 ways the ANC turned the state capture into a state collapse.

13 ways the ANC is collapsing the state, according to John Steenhuisen
EFF opens case against Adam Catzavelos, DA goes to Human Rights Commission

EFF opens case against Adam Catzavelos, DA goes to Human Rights Commission

When Adam Catzavelos shared a video of himself on social media in which he uses the k-word, he should have known South Africans would react. Political parties have taken it upon themselves to take steps against Adam.

EFF opens case against Adam Catzavelos, DA goes to Human Rights Commission
Buffalo City swears in one of its youngest councillors, Kwanele Zonke

Buffalo City swears in one of its youngest councillors, Kwanele Zonke

23-year-old Kwanele Zonke, of the Democratic Alliance, was sworn in as a councillor in the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality on Tuesday, 21 August. He's now one of Buffalo City's youngest councillors. More here.

Buffalo City swears in one of its youngest councillors, Kwanele Zonke
7 explosive reactions to Solly Msimanga's action plan should he become Premier

7 explosive reactions to Solly Msimanga's action plan should he become Premier

The Democratic Alliance recently announced they chose current Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga as their candidate for Gauteng Premier. However, South Africans didn't react positively to Solly's plan of action if he does become premier

7 explosive reactions to Solly Msimanga's action plan should he become Premier
DA chose Solly Msimanga as GP Premier candidate for 2019 elections

DA chose Solly Msimanga as GP Premier candidate for 2019 elections

The DA has selected Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga as its premier candidate in Gauteng for the upcoming 2019 general elections. Msimanga is proud and honoured to be chosen for this role. The DA has full confidence in Msimanga.

DA chose Solly Msimanga as GP Premier candidate for 2019 elections
There's a DA video the SABC 'refused' to show to South Africans

There's a DA video the SABC 'refused' to show to South Africans

The Democratic Alliance had to publish a video with leader Mmusi Maimane independently after the SABC allegedly refused to air it. In the 3 minute video Maimane addresses land expropriation without compensation.

There's a DA video the SABC 'refused' to show to South Africans
DA launch legal action against loss of SA citizenship for South Africans abroad

DA launch legal action against loss of SA citizenship for South Africans abroad

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has taken legal steps to stop and overturn the loss of citizenship for South Africans who live overseas. According to Maimane's party, thousands of South Africans unknowingly lost their citizenship.

DA launch legal action against loss of SA citizenship for South Africans abroad
Will the real DA leaders please stand up? 6 jaw-dropping reactions to Trump tweet

Will the real DA leaders please stand up? 6 jaw-dropping reactions to Trump tweet

Social media users were left dumbfounded after Helen Zille and Herman Mashaba made quite controversial tweets on social media recently. So, Briefly.co.za decided to gather six jaw-dropping responses to the DA members' tweets.

Will the real DA leaders please stand up? 6 jaw-dropping reactions to Trump tweet
Eastern Cape's R2 billion bill is a death trap for South Africa's economy

Eastern Cape's R2 billion bill is a death trap for South Africa's economy

The Eastern Cape government owes service providers a little over R2 billion. Incorrect billing, rate disputes, late invoice submission and the changing of banking details by suppliers are some of the reasons given for not paying.

Eastern Cape's R2 billion bill is a death trap for South Africa's economy
DA-led coalition falls apart in Nelson Mandela Bay - 'The DA had their chance'

DA-led coalition falls apart in Nelson Mandela Bay - 'The DA had their chance'

The DA seems to have lost control of their coalition in Nelson Mandela Bay. It's possible that the Bay could soon have a new coalition government if opposition parties put their plan to get rid of Mayor Athol Trollip into action.

DA-led coalition falls apart in Nelson Mandela Bay - 'The DA had their chance'
DA lashes out against David Mabuza over Mpumalanga housing

DA lashes out against David Mabuza over Mpumalanga housing

The DA is blaming Deputy President of South Africa David Mabuza for the horrible situation people in Mpumalanga are living in. The DA feels it is Mabuza's fault that things are so bad because he was the Mpumalanga premier.

DA lashes out against David Mabuza over Mpumalanga housing
VBS scandal: CEO claims ANC, DA and EFF requested funding or sponsorship

VBS scandal: CEO claims ANC, DA and EFF requested funding or sponsorship

The CEO of VBS Mutual Bank Andile Ramavhunga has told a probe into the bank’s financial collapse that the ANC, EFF and even the DA had all asked the bank for funding or sponsorship. Ramvhunga added that unions also asked for funds

VBS scandal: CEO claims ANC, DA and EFF requested funding or sponsorship
Twitter pokes fun at DA for latest motion against Patricia de Lille

Twitter pokes fun at DA for latest motion against Patricia de Lille

DA member and Western Cape mayor Patricia de Lille was to face another motion of no confidence. However, after a meeting between de Lille and the DA, the motion was withdrawn. South Africans took to Twitter to poke fun at the DA

Twitter pokes fun at DA for latest motion against Patricia de Lille
DA withdraws motion of no confidence against de Lille

DA withdraws motion of no confidence against de Lille

DA member and Western Cape mayor Patricia de Lille was to face a second motion of no confidence on Wednesday. However, after a meeting between de Lille and the DA, the motion was withdrawn. It seems a deal was made.

DA withdraws motion of no confidence against de Lille
10 reactions to the DA’s call for the army to be deployed to crime areas

10 reactions to the DA’s call for the army to be deployed to crime areas

The Democratic Alliance has called for the South African army to be deployed to crime-ridden areas in the country, but tweeps want none of it and have criticised the party’s suggestion. We look at 10 tweeps responses to the idea.

10 reactions to the DA’s call for the army to be deployed to crime areas
DA Chief Whip throws shade at the ANC over the treatment of 'vulnerable' SASSA beneficiaries

DA Chief Whip throws shade at the ANC over the treatment of 'vulnerable' SASSA beneficiaries

The Democratic Alliance MP and Chief Whip John Steenhuisen tweeted an explosive response to the many social grant beneficiaries who had to wait since five o’clock in the morning to receive their payout. And, he blames the ANC.

DA Chief Whip throws shade at the ANC over the treatment of 'vulnerable' SASSA beneficiaries
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