Democratic Alliance News

SA opposition in court to block land law

By PETER DUBE South Africa’s main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party has moved to court to challenge a proposed law that would allow the expropriation of land without compensation.

The East African , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

From Good to ATM, voters will be spoilt for choice in May elections

While the governing African National Congress (ANC), official opposition the Democratic Alliance (DA) and Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) are expected to be the front runners, three newcomers could make for interesting watching.

IOL , South Africa Feb 19, 2019

DA to be third wheel in upcoming elections

A shocking point of the forthcoming elections is the poor showing by South Africa's most experienced opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA) in the build-up.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 19, 2019

Cost of saving Eskom falls on South Africans' shoulders

CAPE TOWN - The Democratic Alliance (DA) said South Africans have no choice but to pick up the tab for the cost of steering Eskom out of its financial crisis.

EWN , South Africa Feb 18, 2019

Outa, DA welcome liquidation of African Global Operations

The Democratic Alliance says that all government contracts with the company must be audited or cancelled with immediate effect.

EWN , South Africa Feb 18, 2019

Makhura’s Sopa speech failed to tell truth about Gauteng, say opposition parties

However, the Democratic Alliance (DA) says Makhura will be remembered as premier of empty promises.

EWN , South Africa Feb 18, 2019

DA says Mboweni has limited room to put SA back on growth path

CAPE TOWN - The Democratic Alliance (DA) says while Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has limited room to manoeuvre in this year’s Budget, bold policy reforms would put the country back on the path to growth and job creation.

EWN , South Africa Feb 18, 2019

PSC finds Muthambi broke some rules when hiring staff at private office

Muthambi denied any wrongdoing, but the Democratic Alliance (DA) asked the Public Service Commission (PSC) to investigate.

EWN , South Africa Feb 18, 2019

Parly’s committee corrects error on National Minimum Wage Act

During a debate on the amendment, the Democratic Alliance (DA), Economic Freedom Fighters and Inkatha Freedom Party again used the opportunity to express their opposition to a national minimum wage, saying it will not encourage job creation in a poor economic climate.

EWN , South Africa Feb 18, 2019

De Lille defamation case to follow normal proceedings, says DA

CAPE TOWN - The bitter battle between the Democratic Alliance and its former City of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille is set for another round in the courts.

EWN , South Africa Feb 18, 2019