DA focuses far too much on critiquing the ANC: Steenhuisen

2 November 2020, 5:15 PM
Newly elected leader of the Democratic Alliance (DA) John Steenhuisen says under his leadership the party will be solution-oriented while holding the governing African National Congress (ANC) accountable.
DA in Western Cape to hold its 2020 Provincial Congress 21 November 2020, 9:41 AM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Western Cape is holding its 2020 Provincial Congress on Saturday amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Zille wants DA to run in elections as an alternative to ANC 2 November 2020, 12:44 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA) Federal Chair, Helen Zille, has described as preposterous - suggestions made by some members of the public and former DA members, that the party has been captured by conservatives who are opposed to redress.

John Steenhuisen
It’s official – John Steenhuisen is the new DA leader 1 November 2020, 2:53 PM

John Steenhuisen has been elected the new Democratic Alliance (DA) leader. Steenhuisen beat Mbali Ntuli to the position at the party's two-day virtual elective congress attended by over 2 000 of the party's members.

DA dismisses claims that it’s a predominantly white organisation 1 November 2020, 11:52 AM

The DA has dismissed claims that the party is predominantly a white organisation.

VIDEO: DA Elective Federal Congress 2020 – Day 2 1 November 2020, 9:51 AM

The Democratic Alliance’s Elective Congress resumes this Sunday. More than 2 000 delegates attending the party's virtual federal congress have voted for the party's fourth permanent leader. 

John Steenhuisen
DA vote counting for elective congress to start Sunday afternoon 1 November 2020, 8:31 AM

The DA says vote counting for the positions contested at its elective congress will only start this afternoon and then the announcement of the winners will be made.

Voting for new leadership went well: Solly Malatsi 31 October 2020, 9:01 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA) National Spokesperson Solly Malatsi says voting for a new leadership at its virtual elective conference went well although the deadline for voting had to be extended by an extra hour.

DA delegates wait with bated breath to hear who will lead the party 31 October 2020, 5:00 PM

With delegates having cast their votes for who will lead the party over the next three years, delegates at the Democratic Alliance's (DA) virtual Elective Conference now wait with bated breath to find out who will be their next leader.

DA delegates have until 5pm to vote for a leader of their choice 31 October 2020, 1:44 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA)  delegates have until 5pm to vote for a leader of their choice. Delegates may vote from their homes or at scores of venues set up across the country.

The elective process will be free and fair: DA’s Meyer 31 October 2020, 11:20 AM

Democratic Alliance (DA) Interim Federal Chairperson Ivan Meyer says the party is committed to refocusing on three principles in the lead up to the 2021 local government elections and the person elected to lead the DA will be charged with this as a priority.

Ntuli, Steenhuisen confident of victory as DA’s elective conference kicks off 31 October 2020, 7:25 AM

The two candidates contesting for the leadership position of the DA are confident of victory as the party's virtual elective congress gets under way this weekend. The party's interim leader John Steenhuisen will face off with KwaZulu-Natal MPL, Mbali Ntuli.

All systems go for DA’s virtual congress 30 October 2020, 8:50 PM

It's all systems go for the Democratic Alliance (DA) as the party holds the largest virtual political gathering in the history of the country to elect its new leadership this weekend.

Listicle: Policy proposals to be adopted during the DA Federal Congress 30 October 2020, 6:25 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is set to hold its elective congress this weekend, with about 2 000 delegates expected to be in attendance.

INFOGRAPHIC | Previous DA Leaders 30 October 2020, 2:20 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) will announce its new leader on Sunday afternoon following its first-ever virtual elective congress which will begin this weekend.

Democratic Alliance
DA wrestling internal challenges as it gears up for its virtual elective conference 29 October 2020, 7:39 PM

The Democratic Alliance will hold its virtual elective conference this weekend facing a number of challenges.

Race remains a thorny issue as DA looks to elect new leader 29 October 2020, 4:43 PM

AS the Democratic Alliance prepares to elect new leadership with John Steenhuisen and Mbali Ntuli leading the race, political analyst Mcebisi Ndletyana says the DA still has to work on its real challenge of identity, especially after losing popular black leaders. 

INFOGRAPHIC | Nominations for DA Leadership 29 October 2020, 1:33 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) set to hold its elective congress this weekend, with about 2 000 delegates in attendence.

Race to lead DA gathers momentum 26 October 2020, 2:57 PM

After almost a year since the resignation of Mmusi Maimane as leader of the official opposition, the Democratic Alliance (DA), the party now gears itself elect a new leader. Since Maimane's exit, the party has been rocked by numerous shock resignations and developments.

DA says virtual election will be most accessible in party’s history 22 October 2020, 5:41 PM

The Democracy Alliance (DA) says that its virtual elective congress scheduled for next weekend will be the most accessible in the party's history.

Zwakele Mncwango
KZN DA leader Mncwango turns down request to contest national level position 16 September 2020, 5:05 PM

KwaZulu-Natal Democratic Alliance (DA) provincial leader Zwakele Mncwango says he has turned down requests by some members to contest one of the positions at a national level.

Mbali Ntuli
Targetting of people within DA needs to stop: Ntuli 16 September 2020, 12:55 PM

The Democratic Alliance’s (DA) Mbali Ntuli has outlined internal issues facing the party, saying the DA needs leadership that will help build a better organisational culture.

DA virtual conference to focus on the party’s values, economic justice 5 September 2020, 8:52 AM

The Democratic Alliance's virtual policy conference which takes place this weekend will focus on the party's values and principles as well as economic justice.

Two of three DA leadership contenders unhappy with online voting system 21 August 2020, 7:38 PM

Two of the three candidates who are vying for top the Democratic Alliance (DA) leadership position are opposed to the party's online voting system.