Inside the DA’s purge: Some members face disciplinary hearings, others bail to join Mashaba’s party

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John Moodey. Picture: rapport / Elizabeth Sejake
John Moodey. Picture: rapport / Elizabeth Sejake


The DA risks yet another exodus of senior members after opening investigations against several leaders with the intention of charging them, while others are planning to leave because they are disillusioned with the direction the official opposition has taken.

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