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DA's Phumzile Van Damme showing modest roots tainted with 'tea girl' insult

DA's Phumzile Van Damme showing modest roots tainted with 'tea girl' insult

DA's Phumzile Van Damme showing modest roots tainted with 'tea girl' insult
Mashaba throws shade at Hanekom's wife after being accused of dropping standards

Mashaba throws shade at Hanekom's wife after being accused of dropping standards

What can only be described as a Twitter war has erupted between Herman Mashaba, the Mayor of Joburg and the Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom. The minister seems to have bitten off more than he can chew with people calling him out

Mashaba throws shade at Hanekom's wife after being accused of dropping standards
The DA's year in review: From VBS Mutual Bank to Gigaba

The DA's year in review: From VBS Mutual Bank to Gigaba

The DA and its leader Mmudi Maimane has had numerous court battles in 2018 and has managed to achieve some impressive wins against the ANC as well as the EFF. Briefly looks at their year in review from VBS to Gigaba

The DA's year in review: From VBS Mutual Bank to Gigaba
ANC nabs Lennit Max as he quits the 'self-serving' DA

ANC nabs Lennit Max as he quits the 'self-serving' DA

Former DA Western Cape MPL Lennit Max has taken up membership at the African National Congress (ANC) after he had 'enough' of Mmusi Maimane's 'self-serving' party. He went on to praise the ANC for being SA's last hope.

ANC nabs Lennit Max as he quits the 'self-serving' DA
DA puts hope in voters to help stop land expropriation in 2019

DA puts hope in voters to help stop land expropriation in 2019

The DA is pinning its hope on more votes in the 2019 elections to help them oppose land expropriation without compensation. The party didn't have enough numbers to stop the adoption of a recommendation to amend the Constitution.

DA puts hope in voters to help stop land expropriation in 2019
BLF leader Mngxitama's Twitter account has been suspended for hateful conduct

BLF leader Mngxitama's Twitter account has been suspended for hateful conduct

The Twitter account of Black First Land First leader Andile Mngxitama has been suspended for hateful conduct following his infamous speech. His account had been flagged by concerned users who were offended by the hateful narrative

BLF leader Mngxitama's Twitter account has been suspended for hateful conduct
DA to pursue hate speech charges against BLF leader Andile Mngxitama

DA to pursue hate speech charges against BLF leader Andile Mngxitama

The Democratic Alliance has revealed that they will be pressing hate speech charges against Andile Mngxitama after the BLF leader's racially motivated incitement of violence during his recent homecoming speech.

DA to pursue hate speech charges against BLF leader Andile Mngxitama
DA statement denying link between Bosasa and Andile Ramaphosa is misleading

DA statement denying link between Bosasa and Andile Ramaphosa is misleading

The Democratic Alliance recently released a misleading media statement on the response from AGO ( Formerly known as BOSASA) regarding their business relationship with Andile Ramaphosa, son of President Cyril Ramaphosa.

DA statement denying link between Bosasa and Andile Ramaphosa is misleading
Woman sues DA for R10m after job interview was conducted in a toilet

Woman sues DA for R10m after job interview was conducted in a toilet

The Democratic Alliance is being sued for R10 million after allegedly interviewing a woman in a toilet. The woman, Ntombenhle Rulumeni, says she was humiliated when DA MPs took her to the toilets of a golf course for her interview

Woman sues DA for R10m after job interview was conducted in a toilet
DA suspends high-profile councillor for allegedly leaking info to the EFF

DA suspends high-profile councillor for allegedly leaking info to the EFF

A Democratic Alliance councillor recently got suspended for leaking information about the party's plans to the Economic Freedom Fighters' leader, Julius Malema. The councillor, Nkele Molapo, denies any wrongdoing.

DA suspends high-profile councillor for allegedly leaking info to the EFF
History made as the National Assembly adopts Land Report

History made as the National Assembly adopts Land Report

Today will go down in history as the National Assembly saw MPs agreeing to amend the Bill of Rights for the first time in the South Africa's democratic history. The announcement has been met with mixed feelings by the public.

History made as the National Assembly adopts Land Report
Patricia de Lille: "The DA has been hollowed out from the inside"

Patricia de Lille: "The DA has been hollowed out from the inside"

Patricia de Lille says the Democratic Alliance is not what it used to be, it's a shell of its former self. De Lille added that the party is toxic and that she's glad to be away from it. She established her own political party.

Patricia de Lille: "The DA has been hollowed out from the inside"
Suspended official has been earning R250000 a month for sitting at home since January

Suspended official has been earning R250000 a month for sitting at home since January

The transport and urban development commissioner, Melissa Whitehead, has still been receiving her salary amounting to R250000 a month thanks to taxpayers, and this doesn’t even include the other benefits she enjoys.

Suspended official has been earning R250000 a month for sitting at home since January
Patricia de Lille unveils new party, Good, to mixed reactions

Patricia de Lille unveils new party, Good, to mixed reactions

Patricia de Lille,former Cape Town mayor, has unveiled her new political party's identity: Good. The former Cape Town mayor has received mixed reactions after her announcement with people taking to Twitter to voice their opinions.

Patricia de Lille unveils new party, Good, to mixed reactions
Vodacom vs EFF: DA lays charges against party over shop vandalisation

Vodacom vs EFF: DA lays charges against party over shop vandalisation

The Democratic Alliance laid charges of malicious damage to property as well as accessory to a crime against the Economic Freedom Fighters. This comes after EFF members allegedly attacked Vodacom stores over the weekend.

Vodacom vs EFF: DA lays charges against party over shop vandalisation
Moeketsi Mosola escapes the chop by just 6 votes thanks to ANC and EFF

Moeketsi Mosola escapes the chop by just 6 votes thanks to ANC and EFF

Against all odds Moeketsi Mosola has somehow managed to cling onto his place as City of Tshwane manager. Mosola escaped being suspended from his position by just 6 votes. This came despite Solly Msimanga’s aim to press charges.

Moeketsi Mosola escapes the chop by just 6 votes thanks to ANC and EFF
New dawn for SA as report into State Capture at Eskom is finalized

New dawn for SA as report into State Capture at Eskom is finalized

“It’s a good day to be South African,” declared Natasha Mazzone as she addressed a packed gathering of Parliament yesterday. Natasha( a DA representative), as well as the country, may just have a reason to be festive this year.

New dawn for SA as report into State Capture at Eskom is finalized
South African politicians who have a matric certificate or less

South African politicians who have a matric certificate or less

“Qualification” has become a buzzword in the country after John Steenhuisen recently came into the spotlight for not possessing a degree. Briefly.co.za reported earlier that the Democratic Alliance Chief Whip caused a stir.

South African politicians who have a matric certificate or less
The Twitter roast of Steenhuisen: DA chief whip mocked over lack of degree

The Twitter roast of Steenhuisen: DA chief whip mocked over lack of degree

The Democratic Alliance (DA) Chief Whip, John Steenhuisen, became the butt of all jokes after it was revealed he had no post matric qualifications. Soon, #SteenhuisenGoToSchool started to trend on Twitter on Sunday.

The Twitter roast of Steenhuisen: DA chief whip mocked over lack of degree
Move by DA to make degrees compulsory exposes John Steenhuisen

Move by DA to make degrees compulsory exposes John Steenhuisen

A recent move by the Democratic Alliance to make degrees compulsory for the position of Chief Whip has exposed John Steenhuisen, who only has matric. EFF spokesperson Ndlozi has cited "white privilege" as the reason he got there.

Move by DA to make degrees compulsory exposes John Steenhuisen
Mayor Mashaba to shut down illegal churches over festive season

Mayor Mashaba to shut down illegal churches over festive season

Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has announced that the city will be taking on illegal churches over the festive season.Working in conjunction with metro police and emergency services he aims to make Johannesburg a safer place.

Mayor Mashaba to shut down illegal churches over festive season
DA plans to lay criminal charges against Malema over VBS looting

DA plans to lay criminal charges against Malema over VBS looting

The Democratic Alliance is set to lay criminal charges against the EFF leader, Julius Malema, and Floyd Shivambu. Malema and Shivambu allegedly benefited from the #VBS looting and the DA wants them to be held accountable.

DA plans to lay criminal charges against Malema over VBS looting
DA member criticized after "unhygienic" picture emerges on Twitter

DA member criticized after "unhygienic" picture emerges on Twitter

A member of the Democratic Alliance has received backlash when a picture emerged of him handing out bread to the poor in what some have dubbed “ unhygienic” circumstances. The photo was shared by Zwelinzima Vavi on Twitter.

DA member criticized after "unhygienic" picture emerges on Twitter
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