It's unlikely Maimane will stand down as DA leader. He is more likely to win the election, but the consequences could be a nasty split, writes Douglas Gibson.
Senegalese centre-forward Diafra Sakho has returned to France, leaving West Ham United after four years.
West Ham United defender Pablo Zabaleta has praised striker Diafra Sakho and backed him to continue producing the goods in this season.
West Ham co-chairman David Gold is adamant that Diafra Sakho will not be sold before Thursday's transfer deadline, amid interest from Crystal Palace and Rennes.
Diafra Sakho added to West Ham's striker problems as he will miss the League Cup quarter-final with Manchester United on Wednesday.
West Ham United have their fingers crossed, as a possible return of Diafra Sakho is on the cards ahead of their Tottenham Hotspur clash.
West Ham midfielder Dimitri Payet is among those surprised by his side's mpressive run in the Premier League.
West Ham's Diafra Sakho has been arrested by police on suspicion of making death threats.
West Ham United's Diafra Sakho could play against Leicester City despite having been arrested on suspicion of assault.
West Ham striker Diafra Sakho scored a late winner to inflict a defeat on Dick Advocaat in his first match in charge of Sunderland.
FIFA have fined West Ham United after playing Diafra Sakho in a FA Cup match after he withdrew from Senegal's AFCON squad.
Diafra Sakho remains committed to leaving West Ham after seeing a move to Rennes collapse on transfer Deadline Day.
West Ham United moved clear of the relegation zone with a last gasp Premier League win over Swansea City at the London Stadium.
Slaven Bilic has confirmed that Diafra Sakho will miss the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations with a back injury.
West Ham United forward Diafra Sakho has told manager Slaven Bilic that he wants to leave the club, according to widespread reports.
Long-term injury absentees Manuel Lanzini and Diafra Sakho are closing in on a return to action for West Ham United.
African football players made superb contributions to their respective teams in the EPL this weekend.
West Ham striker Diafra Sakho has won a recall to Senegal's squad for the first time since missing the 2015 AFCON.
West Ham, on a run of 1 win in 11 games, will be without Diafra Sakho for their clash against Man City.
Malaga's former Cameroon goalkeeper Carlos Kameni was the standout African in Europe at the weekend.
FIFA have opened disciplinary proceedings against West Ham United and their Senegal striker Diafra Sakho.
Cape Town Northern SuburbsPlacement Point (Pty) LtdR420 000.00 - R480 000.00 Per Year
Western CapeLiberty Financial Advisers
Western CapeThe Building Company
Apartments / Flats
R 2 495 000
We subscribe to the Press Code.
You choose what you want
News24 on Android
Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.
Terms and Conditions
24.com Terms and Conditions - Updated April 2012
Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.
This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.