The DA needs to finish the disciplinary process it started against Patricia De Lille, rather than finding “contrived ways” to get rid of her, advocate Dali Mpofu has argued in the Western Cape High Court. The Democratic Alliance and Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille met in court on Monday[…]
Senior DA leaders are plotting to form a breakaway “true liberal party” which they hope will contest next year’s general elections. Angry about the direction the party is taking under the leadership of Mmusi Maimane, the senior leaders have been holding consultations and are said to be keen on getting[…]
The Democratic Alliance’s (DA) Federal Executive Council Chairperson, James Selfe says they are prepared to live with the delay in the court case of Cape Town Mayor, Patricia de Lille. It has now been postponed to June 4, because the judges apparently need more time to prepare. De Lille is[…]
The DA’s bid to remove Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille has deepened divisions within the party, which has resulted in the resignation of key leaders. The bitter struggle for power is threatening to tear the DA apart, which may paralyse its election machinery in the build-up to the general[…]
City of Cape Town mayoral committee member and Democratic Alliance (DA) deputy caucus leader, JP Smith says re-installed Mayor Patricia De Lille is not fit for the office. Smith was reacting to Tuesday’s high court ruling that granted Patricia de Lille interim relief to remain as the Mayor. Judge Patrick[…]
Democratic Alliance(DA) leader Mmusi Maimane says it’s sad that the matter between the party and ousted Mayor Patricia de Lille had to end up in court. Maimane addressed residents at Leonsdale Civic Center in Elsies River on the Cape Flats on various issues including the current situation in the City[…]
While the City of Cape Town remains entangled in crises as expelled mayor, Patricia de Lille, fights to clear her name, the African National Congress says it has noted with concern the party politics within the official opposition. The Democratic Alliance on Tuesday rescinded the membership of the city’s 33rd[…]
The implosion of the marriage of convenience between Patricia de Lille’s Independent Democrats (ID) and the DA was a long time coming because the two are not cut from the same philosophical cloth. This is political analyst Daniel Silke’s assessment of the rift between De Lille and the DA, which[…]
Ousted Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille says the DA’s decision to kick her out of the party is an admission that it did not have sufficient evidence for her disciplinary hearing. As in most divorces‚ a bruising court battle is looming after De Lille lodged papers in the Cape[…]
The Democratic Alliance has rescinded the membership of Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille. The party’s Deputy Chairperson of Federal Council made the announcement regarding the matter between the party and the embattled Mayor on Tuesday. Accusations against de Lille include allegations that she acted improperly in reappointing city manager[…]
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