Die Demokratiese Alliansie (DA) is 'n liberale Suid-Afrikaanse politieke party, en ook die amptelike opposisie teenoor die regerende African National Congress (ANC). Die party is gevorm toe die Demokratiese Party 'n kortstondige alliansie met die Nuwe Nasionale Party betree het in 2000.
Leier: Helen Zille
Gestig: 24 Junie 2000
The Democratic Alliance (DA) is a South African political party, the governing party in the Western Cape province, and the official opposition to the ruling African National Congress (ANC). The party traces its roots to the anti-apartheid movement of the 1970s and 1980s, and the architects of Apartheid the National Party, The Democratic Alliance is made up of the Democratic Party, the New National Party and the ...
Electricity supply: Eskom needs to present its plan to avoid a shortage
The Democratic Alliance (DA) notes the recent announcements regarding Eskom's generating capacity with concern. Eskom CEO, Brian Dames, recently stated that the utility faced potential electricity supply shortfalls of 6 terawatt hours and 9 terawatt hours in 2011/2012 and 2012/2013 respectively - which equates roughly to the amount of electricity a city such as Cape Town consumes in one year. This raises the possibility of disruptions in South Africa's electricity supply.I shall today be writing to the chairperson of ...
BasicEducation Minister Angie Motshekga on Thursday said she was pleased with improvements in the matric results, particularly in some of the less developedprovinces.
KwaZulu-Natal and Limpopo both improved their results by nine percent, whileMpumalangaincreased its pass rateby8.9 percent compared to last year.
Overall, the national matric results improved byjust over seven per cent, withGautengachieving the highest score of 78.6 percent
Motshekga said she was confident the class of 2011 will do even better.
“We are very encouraged that the efforts we put in 2010 have paid out, ...