Phumzile van Damme on Wednesday unexpectedly announced that she had resigned as the national spokesperson of the Democratic Alliance.
The DA says its new shadow cabinet will not change even if its MP Phumzile van Damme chooses not to go on a sabbatical granted to her by party leader John Steenhuisen.
DA leader, John Steenhuisen, has confirmed that he has given Phumzile Van Damme a sabbatical. Steenhuisen says he reshuffled his Shadow Cabinet following his election.
Democratic Alliance MP, Phumzile Van Damme, has vowed to challenge her party after DA leader, John Steenhuisen, allegedly granted her a sabbatical without her having asked for it.
DA Shadow Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Services Phumzile van Damme says she is disappointed by the ANC in Parliament’s apparent refusal to allow the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) staff to participate in discussions about the planned retrenchments at the public broadcaster.
The Chairperson of the Democratic Alliance’s Federal Legal Commission, Glynnis Breytenbach, says no decision has been taken to charge the party’s MP Phumzile van Damme.
The chairperson of the Democratic Alliance’s (DA) Federal Legal Commission, Glynnis Breytenbach, says no decision has been made about action being taken against one of its MPs, Phumzile van Damme.
DA Member of Parliament Phumzile Van Damme says the majority of South Africans who depend on the SABC for information will be among the hardest hit if the Public Broadcaster hits Day-Zero and can no longer pay its staff.
DA MP Phumzile Van Damme is expected to lay charges on Wednesday regarding an alleged racist incident that happened earlier this week at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.
In a statement, Van Damme says that a security tender worth R185 million was awarded by the public broadcaster’s interim board in 2017.