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Mmusi Maimane

Date of Birth: 06/06/1980
Place of Birth: Dobsonville, Soweto, near Johannesburg


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Reconciliation and a reckoning

Regional friendsHichilema's victory has been hailed by opposition politicians in the region with figures such as Zimbabwe's Tendai Biti and Nelson Chamisa Tanzania's Zitto Kabwe and South Africa's Mmusi Maimane attending the inauguration...


Who runs KwaZulu-Natal?

Ntuli is a former leader of the DA youth wing and in October 2020 unsuccessfully challenged John Steenhuisen for the leadership of the party after Mmusi Maimane left...


Challenging the statist quo

New political parties set up to contest the municipal elections – such as former Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane's One South Africa and former DA Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba's Action South Africa – as well as independent candidates are likely to take votes away from both the ANC and the DA the official opposition (AC Vol 61 No 4 Opposition in flux)...


Opposition in flux

After the DA vote plunged at the last general election its leader Mmusi Maimane resigned along with Mashaba (AC Vol 60 No 23 The DA's race dilemma)...


The DA's race dilemma

The departure of both Mmusi Maimane as leader of the Democratic Alliance and Herman Mashaba as mayor of Johannesburg has sent shock waves through the main opposition party and started a soul-searching process set to culminate at its annual conference in April...


Zuma blusters at Zondo

The opposition Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane came out in support of the Public Protector's finding despite the fact that the DA has called for her to be removed from her post for incompetence...


The real post-election fight

The ANC is doing minimal polling compared to Mmusi Maimane's Democratic Alliance which has ample funds but also suffers from personality and policy divisions...


ANC’s not-so-clean slates

Estimates of the ANC vote range from 48% to more than 60% while there is a general consensus that the right-of-centre Democratic Alliance of Mmusi Maimane is likely to drop below 20% down from 22% in 2014 and the radical Economic Freedom Fighters of Julius Malema are likely to break through the 10% threshold up from 6% (AC Vol 60 No 1 The fight for the ANC's soul)...


Ramaphosa rattled

He initially told parliament in reply to a question by Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane that the money had been paid into his son's account but later said that it had been paid by a logistics company Bosasa now known as African Global Operations...


Riyadh to the rescue

Another complication in the arms deal with Saudi Arabia is that the populist Economic Freedom Fighters of Julius Malema and the right-of-centre Democratic Alliance of Mmusi Maimane will accuse the Ramaphosa government of selling the family silver getting little for South Africa in return...


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