DA elections campaign manager in KZN takes heat after Phoenix posters fall-out

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The DA on Thursday announced that it will be removing its controversial elections posters in Phoenix north of Durban.
The DA on Thursday announced that it will be removing its controversial elections posters in Phoenix north of Durban.

DA KwaZulu-Natal chairperson, Dean Macpherson, could find himself isolated should the party’s Phoenix elections posters prove to be costly to the DA in the elections.

While Macpherson on Thursday announced he would take down the controversial posters hailing the Phoenix community as heroes following the killing of more than 30 black people in the area during racial confrontations caused by the July unrest, the party’s provincial leadership wants him to be held accountable.

According to DA insiders serving in the provincial executive committee (PEC), Macpherson, who is also the DA’s provincial elections campaign manager, should have consulted the organisation’s provincial leadership before putting up the posters,

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