DA concludes its first internal virtual debate ahead of leadership congress

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The DA has held an internal virtual debate.
The DA has held an internal virtual debate.
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First debate: With just five days before the DA elects a new leader, supporters of interim leader John Steenhuisen and Mbali Ntuli claimed victory in the party's first internal debate on Monday.

What happened: Debating took place virtually and was closed to the media as part of the DA’s strict rules governing the debates.

What we know: Sources told News24 the debate was chaired by mayoral committee member in the City of Cape Town Xanthea Limberg.

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