Is SA’s main opposition Democratic Alliance in crisis?

On Wednesday South Africa’s main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) leader, Mmusi Maimane resigned his post. He resigned having served as the DA’s first black leader and although he promised to remain a party MP, he left that post and the party as well hours later. There are indications this is a signal that the party is in crisis as reports emerge in South African media of more potential resignations. Mmusi Maimane was under pressure to resign after the party’s share of the vote fell in May’s general election. The party’s…

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