DA WC leader Bonginkosi Madikizela backs Alan Winde as premier candidate
Bonginkosi Madikizela was in the running for the premier nomination but lost out to the Economic Opportunities MEC.
Dan Plato looks forward to working with Alan Winde
Dan Plato battled several strong contenders to become the party's mayoral candidate, after seven years as the Community Safety MEC.
Winde on mission to increase DA support base in WC
Alan Winde says if the DA wins the 2019 provincial election, he plans to build on the solid foundation the party has laid over the last decade under Helen Zille's leadership.
Alan Winde says role is 'something I will put my full weight behind'
Alan Winde, the MEC for Economic Opportunities, has served in provincial government for almost 20 years.
DA expected to announce WC premier candidate
The frontrunners for Western Cape premier are two provincial MECs, Bonginkosi Madikizela and Alan Winde, and DA MP David Maynier.
Post Office could profit more from social grant payments
The Post Office could earn almost R2.4 billion over the next five years, that’s more than double the cumulative profits earned by CPS over the same period, a report revealed.
Maimane turns down nomination for DA WC premiership
Mmusi Maimane informed a Federal Executive meeting in Cape Town on Tuesday morning that he was declining the request.
DA top brass to discuss WC Premier Helen Zille’s potential successor
The party called off an announcement over the weekend that was expected to yield the candidate for next year's election.
Nene hints at financial assistance for struggling SOEs
Government has already in recent weeks extended guarantees for SA Express and Denel, both of which are in a liquidity crisis.
‘Maimane becoming WC premier is oddest intervention’
At the eleventh hour, the party called off Sunday’s planned announcement of nominees, when it emerged Mmusi Maimane wants to be premier.
DA to question Ramaphosa over R370bn Chinese loan
The party says it fears down the line the loan could land South Africa in a debt trap.
Home Affairs didn't discipline official who shared info with Gupta associate
Leaked emails reveal that Gideon Christians shared a slew of correspondence with Ashu Chawla, the man who arranged dozens of visas and permits for the Guptas, their friends and employees.
Gigaba disappointed not to have say as Gupta naturalisation probe stalls
A parliamentary inquiry into the naturalisation of the Gupta family stalled last night, just before the Home Affairs Committee was due to hear from Gigaba.
Guptas naturalisation: MPs send ‘evasive’ Apleni packing
The former Home Affairs DG said it was untrue that the department had not verified all the information it was given to support awarding Ajay Gupta’s family with citizenship.
Gideon Christians admits to helping expedite applications for Guptas’ visas
The first secretary at the South African High Commission in India has acknowledged that he has a friendly relationship, dating back to 2008, with Ashu Chawla.
We’ve never met Guptas, say officials who dealt with family’s naturalisation
Home Affairs officials Richard Sikakane and Norman Ramashia deny they bungled an early naturalisation appeal for Ajay Gupta’s family.
Home Affairs Dept never verified Ajay Gupta’s family investment claims
Parliament’s inquiry into the naturalisation of members of the family on Thursday heard that representations were made on their behalf by associate, Ashu Chawla.
Home Affairs Dept insist Guptas didn’t receive preferential treatment
Parliament’s Home Affairs Committee probing the naturalisation of the Guptas has now heard that Ajay Gupta’s family submitted separate applications to the department and not as a family as previously stated.