WATCH | As senior leaders ditch the DA, can the blue machine recover from this knock?

2019-10-24 20:19
Former DA leader Mmusi Maimane. (Simon Sonnekus, Netwerk24)

Former DA leader Mmusi Maimane. (Simon Sonnekus, Netwerk24)

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In the end there was nowhere to go for Mmusi Maimane, who resigned as leader of the Democratic Alliance (DA) on Wednesday afternoon.

He had been pummeled from all sides since the party’s election return in May, and a damning report into internal party failings – coupled with the return of Helen Zille to the leadership this past weekend – saw his position dramatically weaken within the space of 72 hours.

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Read more: Pieter du Toit: Maimane's dramatic resignation could threaten DA's future.

Read more on:    da  |  mmusi maimane  |  helen zille  |  athol ­trollip  |  politics

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