Democratic Alliance (DA)

  • Africa & World

    DA launches petition to challenge Port Elizabeth name change

    SOUTH African opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) has, on Friday 5 March, launched its national online petition to object against the gazetted name changes of Port Elizabeth to Gqeberha, and Uitenhage to Kariega.  DA Eastern Cape Provincial Chairperson Andrew Whitfield said there is a distinct lack of transparency on how the ANC government and the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture,…

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    ANC to pay at least R260,000 for trip on air force jet to Harare

    The DA says the ANC is liable for about R260,000 of the costs incurred when its senior members used an air force jet to travel to Zimbabwe. DA shadow minister of defence Kobus Marais says this is the cost of chartering an 18-seater private jet from Pretoria or Johannesburg to Harare, Zimbabwe, according to two independent companies that are experts in…

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    Ramaphosa under fire for ANC’s use of SANDF jet to Harare

    THE Democratic Alliance (DA) wants President Cyril Ramaphosa to explain why the African National Congress (ANC) used a South African National Defence Force (SANDF) aircraft to travel to Zimbabwe for strictly party business. A delegation, led by ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule arrived in the capital Harare on Tuesday, 8 September 2020, to engage the Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (Zanu-PF)…

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