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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

Will the real DA leaders please stand up? 6 jaw-dropping reactions to Trump tweet
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
Phumzile Van Damme gushes about her hubby: "I am married to the kindest man"

Phumzile Van Damme gushes about her hubby: "I am married to the kindest man"

Female tweeps, including the Democratic Alliance’s Phumzile Van Damme, took to the social media platform to discuss the most important quality in a good husband- and it is not money, good looks or a great education.

Phumzile Van Damme gushes about her hubby: "I am married to the kindest man"
GP's own Nkandla: ANC Chief Whip Brian Hlongwa's unoccupied home

GP's own Nkandla: ANC Chief Whip Brian Hlongwa's unoccupied home

The Democratic Alliance (DA) shared a photo of ANC Chief Whip Brian Hlongwa's R7.2 million unoccupied home on Monday. Mmusi Maimane's party dubbed the home a waste of money and called for the removal of Hlongwa.

GP's own Nkandla: ANC Chief Whip Brian Hlongwa's unoccupied home
De Lille to remain DA member, court rules. Cost order issued against party

De Lille to remain DA member, court rules. Cost order issued against party

Patricia de Lille will remain a member of the DA and is expected to return to her position as the Mayor of the City of Cape Town. The Western Cape High Court ruled that the DA’s decision to revoke he membership was illegal.

De Lille to remain DA member, court rules. Cost order issued against party
Fact check: Did DA really create 75% of SA jobs in Western Cape last year?

Fact check: Did DA really create 75% of SA jobs in Western Cape last year?

The Democratic Alliance claimed via its official Twitter page that the Western Cape was responsible for creating 75% of all new jobs in South Africa last year. While factually correct the figure can lead to confusing figures.

Fact check: Did DA really create 75% of SA jobs in Western Cape last year?
Julius Malema being investigated by SAHRC after DA complaint over racist comments

Julius Malema being investigated by SAHRC after DA complaint over racist comments

The DA has taken exception with Julius Malema’s remarks about the majority of Indians being racists, so-much-so, that the DA has opened a complaint against the EFF leader and his deputy Floyd Shivambu for their recent remarks.

Julius Malema being investigated by SAHRC after DA complaint over racist comments
Ramaphosa, de Lille and policy uncertainty cause DA support to collapse

Ramaphosa, de Lille and policy uncertainty cause DA support to collapse

A new poll conducted by Ipsos has confirmed that the DA's national support base is collapsing. The poll shows that support for the party has dipped below the 20% mark. The DA is has in many ways been its own worst enemy.

Ramaphosa, de Lille and policy uncertainty cause DA support to collapse
DA ward councillor: Land evaders must get jobs

DA ward councillor: Land evaders must get jobs

A day after violent protests over land erupted again, a DA ward councillor found himself in hot water on social media after he said that land invaders and protesters should use the same passion to educate themselves.

DA ward councillor: Land evaders must get jobs
CV or not CV? Tweeps have fun with DA qualifications double standard

CV or not CV? Tweeps have fun with DA qualifications double standard

Many argue, if true, the actions of the DA's Marietha Aucamp are an insult to the thousands of graduates who, despite having qualified, can’t find employment and are now left with student loans they are unable to pay back.

CV or not CV? Tweeps have fun with DA qualifications double standard
DA asks Gauteng high court to set aside Fraser's appointment as prisons boss

DA asks Gauteng high court to set aside Fraser's appointment as prisons boss

Fraser as the kingpin of this network reportedly had its computer installed in his home. However, none of the intelligence gathered found their way into the NIA’s databases, instead, it all remained with Fraser as head of the SSA.

DA asks Gauteng high court to set aside Fraser's appointment as prisons boss
Natasha Mazzone makes her news anchor debut on #AsItHappens

Natasha Mazzone makes her news anchor debut on #AsItHappens

Wednesday evening saw DA Shadow Minister of Public Enterprises Natasha Mazzone make her news anchoring debut, as part of the #AsItHappens series on eNCA. She gave her thought on Patricia de Lille and the Gupta's.

Natasha Mazzone makes her news anchor debut on #AsItHappens
Nosimo Balindlela dumps DA; goes back to ANC

Nosimo Balindlela dumps DA; goes back to ANC

Nosimo Balindlela's departure from the DA is seen as a sad event and a blow to the party. She revealed to have decided to leave based on the DA's recent behaviour towards ex-mayor of Cape Town, Patricia De Lille.

Nosimo Balindlela dumps DA; goes back to ANC
De Lille to remain Cape Town mayor and DA member for time being

De Lille to remain Cape Town mayor and DA member for time being

Patricia De Lille has won the latest round in her ongoing fight against the DA - The High Court has ruled in her favour and she is to temporarily return to the office from which she was so coldly 'evicted' last week.

De Lille to remain Cape Town mayor and DA member for time being
DA to Makhura: Resign or face motion of no confidence

DA to Makhura: Resign or face motion of no confidence

The DA has put David Makhura before a choice: He must resign as premier of Gauteng or he will have to face another vote of no confidence. He survived the previous vote, will he be able to walk away from another one?

DA to Makhura: Resign or face motion of no confidence
DA plans on punishing members who supported De Lille

DA plans on punishing members who supported De Lille

Democratic Alliance members who showed open support for the former Mayor of Cape Town, Patricia De Lille, face being drummed out of the party. Bonginkosi Madikizela, the leader of the DA in the Western Cape, warned members.

DA plans on punishing members who supported De Lille
De Lille reportedly wants a posting in Washington to join the ANC

De Lille reportedly wants a posting in Washington to join the ANC

A report in a Sunday broadsheet has suggested Patricia De Lille has asked for a diplomatic posting to Washington if she were to join the country's ruling party, the ANC, following the end of her ongoing troubles with the DA.

De Lille reportedly wants a posting in Washington to join the ANC
Sisters in arms: DeLille supported by Zille in fight against DA

Sisters in arms: DeLille supported by Zille in fight against DA

“We have been speaking. To use Helen’s own words, she is appalled at how I have been treated. She said to me that the party cannot have disciplinary processes and at the same time bring a motion of no confidence,” said De Lille.

Sisters in arms: DeLille supported by Zille in fight against DA
'They were paid by the DA to protest against me' - Patricia De Lille

'They were paid by the DA to protest against me' - Patricia De Lille

Former mayor of Cape Town Patricia, De Lille, is alleging that the Democratic Alliance has paid people to join a protest against her in front of the Western Cape High Court while she was there to have her case heard.

'They were paid by the DA to protest against me' - Patricia De Lille
Speculation of de Lille joining EFF mounts as Mpofu her joins legal team

Speculation of de Lille joining EFF mounts as Mpofu her joins legal team

Patricia de Lille has bolstered her legal team with the addition of Advocate Dali Mpofu. De Lille is challenging the DA’s decision to terminate her party membership in the Western Cape High Court on Friday 11 May 2018.

Speculation of de Lille joining EFF mounts as Mpofu her joins legal team
Tweeps roast DA's John Steenhuisen for interrupting Ramaphosa in Parliament

Tweeps roast DA's John Steenhuisen for interrupting Ramaphosa in Parliament

Tweeps reacted to Cyril Ramaphosa telling the Democratic Alliance's Chief whip, John Steenhuisen, to shut up. And, it soon became a full-blown Twitter roast of the DA member, whom unsurprisingly felt he done nothing wrong.

Tweeps roast DA's John Steenhuisen for interrupting Ramaphosa in Parliament
Tweeps give their opinion on De Lille's ousting: 'She should join the EFF'

Tweeps give their opinion on De Lille's ousting: 'She should join the EFF'

After the Democratic Alliance's Natasha Mazzone announced Mmusi Maimane's party ousted the Cape Town mayor, Patricia De Lille, tweeps decided to share their opinions on her sacking- and it includes idea for her to join the EFF.

Tweeps give their opinion on De Lille's ousting: 'She should join the EFF'
DA officially revokes Patricia de Lille’s party membership

DA officially revokes Patricia de Lille’s party membership

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has formally revoked Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille’s party membership. The DA’s federal executive, the party’s highest decision-making body, made the announcement earlier on Tuesday morning.

DA officially revokes Patricia de Lille’s party membership
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