DA suspends councillor over ‘very offensive and racist’ email

A DA councillor in the Eastern Cape has been suspended for circulating a racist email, The New Age reported on Monday.

Stanford Slabbert had reportedly sent an email saying President Jacob Zuma had more wives than brain cells.

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Zille warns of ‘anarchy’ in Western Cape

Western Cape premier Helen Zille warned on Wednesday that the province was “heading towards anarchy” as farmworker protests continued.

The Democratic Alliance leader said in statement she had sent ANC provincial leader Marius Fransman an SMS detailing her concerns.

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Democratic Alliance renames Cape Town road after Steve Biko

The NY1 road in Gugulethu, Cape Town, was officially renamed Stephen Biko Drive on Monday.

The renaming process was in line with Biko’s philosophy, Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille said in a speech prepared for delivery on Heritage Day,… Read the rest

South Africa’s Democratic Alliance publishes its Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment programme

THE DA’S PLAN FOR BROAD-BASED BLACK ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT THAT WILL BOOST ECONOMIC GROWTH AND JOB CREATION

During apartheid, racial separation and economic discrimination were the defining characteristics of South Africa. Black South Africans were subject to ruthless asset-stripping and restrictions: … Read the rest

South Africa’s DA wants Franz Jooste’s ‘hate camp’ closed

A motion to shut down Afrikaner survivalist group Kommandokorps’s “hate camp” was adopted by the Mpumalanga provincial legislature, the province said on Wednesday.

The Democratic Alliance’s motion was adopted on Tuesday, provincial spokesman Lebona Mosia said.

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