Makashule Gana puts hand up to lead DA
Democratic Alliance (DA) MPL in Gauteng Makashule Gana said he decided to accept the nomination after 'much reflection about what the party needs going forward'.
DA sets Thursday deadline for party leader post nominations
This follows the resignations of Mmusi Maimane and Athol Trollip as the party leader and federal chairperson respectively.
Ramaphosa to give update on fight against gender-based violence
In September, the president announced an emergency five-point action plan to deal with the scourge of gender-based violence.
Mantashe didn't mean he paid journos to quash sex story - spokesperson
Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe's spokesperson Moferefere Lekorotsoana said he didn’t really mean it when he told the 'Sunday World' that he had paid the reporters not to publish the article but admitted his utterances were unfortunate.
'There is no proof that Gwede Mantashe paid journalists to bury a story'
Department of Mineral Resources and Energy chief of staff says no one has come forward to they have been bribed.
Zille: DA still committed to diversity despite resignations over race
Following its federal executive meeting on Thursday, the party has moved to allay fears that its imploding, saying it will not be derailed by internal or external issues.
DA allays fears of implosion, says won't be derailed by internal issues
As things stand, the party has no CEO, no leader, no federal leader, no chief whip in Parliament and it will soon be without a mayor in Johannesburg.
DA says working to fill leadership vacuum as matter of urgency
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has announced it will hold another federal council meeting as soon as possible to elect interim leaders who will replace Mmusi Maimane and Athol Trollip.
Another one! Steenhuisen no longer DA chief whip after Maimane's resignation
He said his term was linked to Mmusi Maimane’s: 'The chief whip is appointed by the leader. Since he announced his resignation from Parliament, my term ends.'
Maimane resigns as DA member and MP
Mmusi Maimane made the announcement on Thursday morning on Twitter.
DA focuses on replacing Maimane and Trollip
DA's Federal Council chair Helen Zille said the party sought legal advice on what to do following the resignations of Mmusi Maimane and Athol Trollip and would discuss it at a federal executive meeting on Thursday.
Former DA leader Maimane: I'm looking forward to the next chapter
Mmusi Maimane resigned together with former Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip on Wednesday afternoon, saying that the party was no longer a vehicle best suited to take forward the vision of building one South Africa for all.
Maimane & Zille's political 'romance': How it all came to an end
Mmusi Maimane resigned on Wednesday afternoon following the election of Helen Zille as the party’s federal council chair this past weekend and after Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba called it quits.
Maimane, Trollip exits leave DA in disarray, deeply divided
The resignations came after over seven hours of the federal executive meeting on Wednesday that was meant to discuss Herman Mashaba's resignation on Monday.
As wait continues for Maimane briefing, sources say Trollip has resigned
DA leader Mmusi Maimane was meant to address the media at 1pm but that was moved to 3pm and then moved again to a later time, which hasn’t been disclosed.
Maimane's expected resignation set to throw DA into further turmoil
Sources in the party have told Eyewitness News that Mmusi Maimane is planning to announce his resignation, further throwing the DA into turmoil after the dramatic resignation of Herman Mashaba just two days ago.
Maimane to announce resignation from DA: sources
Party leaders have been locked in a meeting in Bruma just two days after the resignation of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba.
Some DA members warn against immediate removal of Mashaba as mayor
Eyewitness News earlier reported that some DA leaders are so aggrieved that they want him to leave office with immediate effect.