The Democratic Alliance (DA) has denied that there are factions within the party. This follows a newspaper report on an interview with DA leader Mmusi Maimane in which it is said he referred to two factions within the party.
DA chief whip, John Steenhuisen has lambasted the Institute for Race Relations for interfering in internal party politics.
Political analyst Khaya Sithole says the current controversy surrounding Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane may be a result of the factionalism within the party.
DA leader Mmusi Maimane says there is a smear campaign against him.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) says a donation from former Steinhoff executive Markus Jooste was made to the party before the company was implicated in a scandal.