Rorisang Kgosana
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27 Aug 2021
5:20 am

DA concerned more about power and survival than principles, say experts

Rorisang Kgosana

A seemingly outraged Van Damme took to Twitter on Wednesday to break her silence on the reasons for her resignation from the party

DA leader John Steenhuisen. Picture: @Our_DA/Twitter

The apparent instruction by DA chief whip Natasha Mazzone to former DA MP Phumzile van Damme to retreat fromtaking on Facebook was a normal political strategy of prioritising power and survival over anything else, said political analysts. A seemingly outraged Van Damme took to Twitter on Wednesday to break her silence on the reasons for her resignation from the party. She said this was in response to DA leader John Steenhuisen “lying” about why she had left the party. Van Damme said she quit the DA after Mazzone instructed her to lay off Facebook, which Van Damme had called to...