Outgoing Cape Town Mayor, Patricia De Lille, has remained tight-lipped about whether or not she intends to resign as a member of the DA when she leaves office at the end of the month.

De Lille resigned as mayor in August following protracted differences with the party.

Western Cape Community Safety Minister, Dan Plato, has been nominated to be the next mayor.

The DA earlier maintained that she had effectively resigned from the party through comments on a radio talk show, but a court ruling dismissed this interpretation.

De Lille says she’ll decide on her future soon.

“My brief in life is not to fight with novice politicians. My brief in life is to make sure that I fight and I work hard so that more people can taste the fruits of our democracy. I’m prepared to serve my country in any capacity and I will take South Africans in my confidence in the next three weeks when I decide what to do with my life”.