Helen Zille has been elected the Democratic Alliance new Federal Council chairperson, after 155 delegates voted at the weekend.
Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has put a proposal for an early elective and policy conference at the party’s Federal Council meeting currently underway in Johannesburg.
The Democratic Alliance is expected to have a new Federal Council chairperson by Sunday. The party will hold its high-contest election at the weekend.
DA Eastern Cape provincial leader Nqaba Bhanga has accused the ANC of being cowards, after the cancellation of the special council meeting meant to debate the removal of executive mayor Mongameli Bobani.
Speaker of the Nelson Mandela Bay Council Buyelwa Mafaya has cancelled the council meeting where the no confidence motion in Mayor Mongameli Bobani was due to be debated on Thursday.