African National Congress (ANC) secretary-General Gwede Mantashe says the failure to act firmly on allegations of mismanagement and corruption cost the party control of municipalities‚ especially in Gauteng where it lost Tshwane and Johannesburg to the Democratic Alliance (DA).
"Lindiwe Mazibuko - South African Politician - Former Parliamentary Leader for the Democratic Alliance and the first black woman to lead the parliamentary opposition in the National Assembly." #sexism #misogyny #feminism
Four basic food items that have doubled or almost doubled in price since 2015 The Democratic Alliance wants the drought to be declared a national disaster and, by looking at how much food has increased in the last 12 months, it's quite obvious why. http://www.thesouthafrican.com/four-basic-food-items-that-have-doubled-or-almost-doubled-in-price-since-2015/
The Karoo Democratic Force (KDF) hoped to be able to announce later on Wednesday whether it would crown the Democratic Alliance (DA) or the African National Congress (ANC) as the kings of the Karoo after last week's elections resulted in a hung council. The DA initially thought the Beaufort West Municipality was in the bag when the results of the 2016 local government elections came through on Thursday.
Five smaller parties have agreed to work with the Democratic Alliance (DA) in some of the 27 hung councils countrywide, confirming that a DA-led coalition will govern Nelson Mandela Bay metro. A beaming Mmusi Maimane led a press conference to announce that the DA had spoken to a number of political parties and agreed on coalitions with Congress of the People, the African Christian Democratic Party, Freedom Front Plus, United Democratic Movement and the Inkatha Freedom Party.
Hindu Nationalism, History and Identity in India :: <P>When the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) assumed power in India in 1998 as the largest party of the National Democratic Alliance, it soon became evident that it prioritized educational reforms. Under BJP rule, a reorganization of the National Council of Educational Research and Training occurred, and in 2002 four new history textbooks were published.</P> <P>This book examines the new textbooks which were introduc...
DA confirms there won't be coalition with EFF in Tshwane and Jozi The Democratic Alliance's James Selfe has confirmed that coalition talks between the two parties were unsuccessful, leaving both municipalities in limbo. http://www.thesouthafrican.com/da-confirms-there-wont-be-coalition-with-eff-in-tshwane-and-jozi/