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Democratic Alliance trade and industry spokesman Wilmot James. Picture: ARNOLD PRONTO

DA’s James throws his hat into the ring for top job

Democratic Alliance MPs pleased change of leadership will be ‘race, not coronation’ as stalwart Wilmot James goes up against parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane

Strife-torn North West village becomes hunting ground for EFF

Children draw water from a borehole in Ledig village in Rustenburg, North West. Picture: SOWETAN/SUNDAY WORLD

Economic Freedom Fighters muscles in to platinum-rich Ledig outside Rustenburg as African National Congress battles to restore order

NEWS ANALYSIS: Selfe clears the way for Maimane and rivals claim return of the ‘Leon group’

Democratic Alliance federal executive chairman James Selfe. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON

Former DA leader Tony Leon says the coming term simultaneously presents a huge opportunity for the next leader while being fraught with danger

DA delegates left in the dark on policy

Democratic Alliance supporters.  Picture: REUTERS/MIKE HUTCHINGS

Democratic Alliance members have not yet been sent discussion documents on the party’s policies ahead of national congress

Leadership battle will be bruising

Mmusi Maimane.  Picture: SOWETAN

Race to capture the heart of the DA and key positions within the party is for the first time dominated by black candidates

TWEET OF THE WEEK: Athol Trollip’s politics of convenience

Volte-face on ‘political undertaker’ Nosimo Balindlela highlights expedience of Democratic Alliance Eastern Cape leader Athol Trollip

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