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ANALYSIS | How the DA used the ANC's internal divisions to good effect in Parliament this week

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DA MP Siviwe Gwarube, who on Thursday got deputy president David Mabuza to contradict President Cyril Ramaphosa on whether corruption-accused comrades should step aside.
DA MP Siviwe Gwarube, who on Thursday got deputy president David Mabuza to contradict President Cyril Ramaphosa on whether corruption-accused comrades should step aside.
Jan Gerber

The DA had a good week in Parliament this past week, using the ANC's internal divisions to score political points, writes parliamentary reporter Jan Gerber.

This past week in Parliament, two of the divisions in the governing ANC – economic policy and dealing with corruption-accused comrades – were used to good effect by the official opposition.

Deputy President David Mabuza was even cajoled into taking a position divergent of President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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