The ANC is closely monitoring the actions of Johannesburg’s mayor, Mpho Phalatse, again.

The ANC is trying to remove Johannesburg’s mayor, Mpho Phalatse, from office because of issues with service delivery in Soweto and the rest of the city.

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is a political party in South Africa that was founded in 2000 as a merger of several smaller opposition parties. The party describes itself as center-right and liberal, and it is currently the main opposition party in the South African National Assembly.The DA’s primary focus is on promoting economic growth and job creation, as well as reducing poverty and inequality.

The party also advocates for improved education, healthcare, and public services, as well as greater transparency and accountability in government. Additionally, the DA has been a vocal critic of corruption and state capture in South Africa.The party has its roots in the Progressive Federal Party (PFP), which was a liberal opposition party during the apartheid era. The PFP was dissolved in 2000 and its members and supporters joined the Democratic Party (DP) to form the DA. In the following years, the party grew its support base and it was officially registered in 2000.

DA raises financial red flag in Bitou | Knysna-Plett HeraldThe DA has been led by several leaders since its formation, including Tony Leon, Helen Zille, Mmusi Maimane, and currently John Steenhuisen. The party has had some successes in elections, particularly at the local government level where it has been able to win control of several major cities. In the 2019 national elections, the DA received 20.77% of the vote, making it the official opposition in the National Assembly.

The DA is generally considered to be a pro-business party, and it has been critical of some of the policies of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), such as the proposed nationalization of certain industries. The party has also been a vocal critic of the ANC’s handling of the economy, arguing that the country’s high unemployment and poverty rates are a result of poor economic policies.

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Editorial | Why silly Zille is wrong on the judiciary | City PressDespite its criticisms of the ANC, the DA has also been criticized by some for not doing enough to address the issues of race and inequality in South Africa. The party has been criticized for not having enough black representation in its leadership, and for not doing enough to address the legacy of apartheid and its ongoing effects on the country’s black population.

In conclusion, the Democratic Alliance is a center-right, liberal political party in South Africa that is focused on promoting economic growth and job creation, reducing poverty and inequality, and improving education, healthcare, and public services. The party is the official opposition in the National Assembly and has had some successes in local government elections. The party has been criticized by some for not doing enough to address the issues of race and inequality in South Africa.

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