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DA federal council chairperson Helen Zille and interim party leader John Steenhuisen. Gallo Images/Veli Nhlapo
DA federal council chairperson Helen Zille and interim party leader John Steenhuisen. Gallo Images/Veli Nhlapo
Veli Nhlapo

It is a matter of time before the rest of the DA's black leaders jump ship and find a new political home outside the party that is increasingly resembling the pre-1999 DP, writes Adriaan Basson.

The establishment of the Democratic Alliance (DA) was one of the most important political configurations in the post-1994 South African political landscape.

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