DA successfully concludes SA’s first-ever virtual political congress

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Eastern Cape made history on Saturday by successfully concluding South Africa’s first-ever virtual political congress. Nqaba Bhanga and Andrew Whitfield have both been elected unopposed for additional three-year terms as provincial leaders and provincial chairperson respectively. Delegates have also voted to elect two Deputy Provincial Leaders and three Deputy […]

DA files papers to force Nelson Mandela Bay to elect new mayor

Bhanga has requested Mafaya to call a meeting to elect a new mayor by Tuesday or face legal action. The DA filed papers on Friday to compel Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality speaker Buyelwa Mafaya to call a meeting to elect a new mayor. This after its leader in the Eastern Cape, Nqaba Bhanga, wrote to […]

DA demands to have mayor for Nelson Mandela Bay appointed

The metro has also been in hot water with National Treasury, which threatened to withhold more than R800 million of its grant funding. The DA has demanded an urgent council meeting to elect an executive mayor for the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, or the municipal speaker could face legal action from the party. DA Eastern […]

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Elections free but not fair, say Eastern Cape opposition parties

Opposition parties in the Eastern Cape have cried foul of the IEC’s “failure to detect double voting” saying though the elections were peaceful in the province on Wednesday, their fairness have been thrown into tatters. Opposition parties, speaking to the Independent Media, say they have raised the matter with IEC officials in the province “who […]