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The DA has released its nomination list with 21 candidates who will contest leadership position
An analyst says Helen Zille had continued with her own style of leadership and tried to maintain it after taking over at DA.

DA leadership race puts spotlight on gender balance

Monday 27 April 2015 11:20

Democratic Alliance executive federal chairperson James Selfe says the party's gender representation in leadership positions should be viewed holistically instead of focussing on a gender balance.

DA leadership race puts spotlight on gender balance

Monday 27 April 2015 11:20

Democratic Alliance executive federal chairperson James Selfe says the party's gender representation in leadership positions should be viewed holistically instead of focussing on a gender balance.

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SA won’t recall high commissioner in Nigeria

Sunday 26 April 2015 19:06

South Africa will not withdraw its high commissioner in Nigeria to reciprocate Nigeria's decision to recall its acting High Commissioner.

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Xenophobic attacks have cost SA dearly: Mbete

Sunday 26 April 2015 12:55

ANC National Chairperson Baleka Mbete says South Africa is facing a daunting task of rebuilding relations with the rest of the world after xenophobic violence.

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Vavi call on workers to unite against corruption

Sunday 26 April 2015 08:16

Expelled Cosatu General-secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi has urged workers and civil organisations to stand up against the high rate of unemployment and corruption.

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DA's Maimane, James to face off in debate

Sunday 26 April 2015 07:45

Democratic Alliance Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane and Federal Chairperson Wilmot James who are both running for the leadership of the DA will face each other in public debates.

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Malema visits foreign national camps in KZN

Saturday 25 April 2015 19:32

EFF leader Julius Malema, on Saturday, visited some of the transit camps for displaced foreign nationals following xenophobic attacks.

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New DA leader elected in KZN

Saturday 25 April 2015 16:31

eThekwini DA councillor and caucus leader Zwakele Mncwango has been elected as the party's provincial leader for KwaZulu-Natal.

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SA’s moral high ground intact amid xenophobic attacks: Zuma

Saturday 25 April 2015 06:26

President Jacob Zuma says despite the recent spate of xenophobic attacks, South Africa's moral high ground still remains intact.

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Sadtu EC wants MEC to resign

Friday 24 April 2015 20:41

The national leadership of Sadtu has obtained a court order barring its disbanded Eastern Cape leadership from using the union's name for promoting a gathering on Saturday.

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DA leader nomination deadline ends

Friday 24 April 2015 19:16

The deadline for the submission of nominations for candidates who want to contest the DA's federal elections has ended.

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