Gcina Ntsaluba
2 minute read
8 Feb 2020
6:05 am

DA young gun Ntuli may be aiming too high – analyst

Gcina Ntsaluba

Ntuli is a good candidate, but doesn't have enough experience to manage the complexities of the party and neither do the others, an analyst said.

DA KZN spokesperson on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta), Mbali Ntuli, briefs media her on candidacy in the upcoming DA leadership election in Rosebank, Johannesburg, 7 February 2020, for the DA leadership position against John Steenhuisen, the current interim leader, Western Cape leader Bonginkosi Madikizela, and Gauteng leader John Moodey. Picture: Nigel Sibanda

Former Democratic Alliance (DA) youth leader Mbali Ntuli may have big plans to bring fairness back to the DA as she runs for party leadership, but analysts warn she may be biting off more than she can chew. The young politician from KwaZulu-Natal, who is expected to go head-to-head with Western Cape leader Bonginkosi Madikizela, Gauteng leader John Moodey and interim leader John Steenhuisen, among others, said the DA should return its focus to realigning politics in South Africa. Political analyst Dr Somadoda Fikeni said Ntuli was a good candidate, but she did not have enough experience to manage the...