THE concepts of openness and transparency have been central to the growth of the Democratic Alliance over the past decade, first under Helen Zille and then Mmusi Maimane.
Zille championed an “open society” during her term as party leader. Maimane emphasised the lack of transparency in the ANC and government every time he got a chance.
The DA has always taken pride in the fact that the party is unafraid of sunshine in dark corners. So, what has changed?