Democratic Alliance

DA makes big ICT promises in manifesto

The opposition party, which sees ICT as an economic growth multiplier, outlines how it will ensure SA harnesses the full benefits of the ICT ecosystem.

Jan 18, 2019

DA accuses ANC of misleading public about e-tolls

Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga alleges the ruling party has no intention of scrapping the controversial e-toll system in Gauteng.

Jul 12, 2018

DA seeks clarity on digital TV review

The opposition party believes the advisory council's tasks aim to only deliver short-term goals for analogue switch-off.


DTPS spends big bucks on high-level salaries

The telecoms ministry's senior staff members take home more than R1 million each per annum.


DA to fight digital voter influence

The Democratic Alliance cautions companies that plan to use the digital space to manipulate voters ahead of the country's 2019 general elections.

Apr 5, 2018

Scant data protection leaves African surfers exposed

More than half of Africa's 54 countries have no data protection or privacy laws, and of the 14 countries that do, nine have no regulators to enforce them.


SA's e-visa system in the works

The home affairs department confirms plans to introduce an online capture system for visa and permit applications.


Mokonyane's poor performance doesn't bode well for DOC

Nomvula Mokonyane's sketchy track record doesn't inspire confidence she will turn things around at crisis-hit communications entities.

Feb 9, 2018

SASSA again needs rescue from self-engineered crisis

The social security agency once again looks to the ConCourt, as it requests an extension of the suspension of invalidity of the Cash Paymaster Services contract.

Jan 29, 2018

ICASA to probe MultiChoice

The DA confirms the regulator will launch an investigation into allegations of undue influence by the pay-TV giant over the digital migration process.


Fail for Bathabile Dlamini in DA report card

More than half of the ministers in the National Executive achieved the lowest score possible in the Democratic Alliance's 2017 Government Report Card.

Nov 27, 2017

DA intensifies calls for set-top box probe

In the wake of fresh corruption allegations, pressure mounts for the public protector to investigate the procurement of government-subsidised digital TV decoders.

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