'Give change a chance': South African opposition leader Maimane
The leader of South Africa's main opposition party urged voters Saturday to give "change a chance" in next week's general election after 25 years of ANC rule. "Let us be brave and give change a chance," Mmusi Maimane told more than 10,000 Democratic Alliance supporters at Dobsonville stadium in Soweto. South Africans go to the…
South Africa's opposition launches campaign ahead of next year vote
South Africa's largest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA) on Saturday launched its campaign ahead of highly contested elections due next year. DA leader Mmusi Maimane told several thousands of supporters dressed in the party colour blue at an open space in a poor section of Johannesburg’s CBD, that the campaign "will be our most…
Key South African economic hubs set for minority rule
South Africa’s biggest parties have failed to form coalition governments in major economic hubs following elections this month, they said on Wednesday, raising the prospect of less stable minority administrations.
South Africa local elections: Worst outing for ANC since 1994
Last week’s local government elections in South Africa saw the African National Congress (ANC) recording its worst election results since the end of apartheid in 1994. The ANC registered ...
Opposition leader hails era of ‘non-racial’ politics in S’Africa
The voting pattern in South Africa is changing, according to leader of the Democratic Alliance (DA), Mmusi Maimane, whose party caused a major upset to the ruling African National Congress (ANC’s) in the recently held municipal elections.
Early municipal results show ANC losing support
Results from South Africa’s fiercely contested local elections could deliver a setback to the African National Congress (ANC), with early indications showing the party that ended apartheid losing support.