ANALYSIS | Leadership and race: DA review panel a devastating blow for Mmusi Maimane

- | 3 weeks ago

"It is our carefully considered view that the single most important factor in shaping the DA's current circumstances is a failure of effective leadership.

" – a review of the Democratic Alliance final report by Ryan Coetzee, Tony Leon and Michiel le Roux. The 30-page report detailing the crisis the Democratic Alliance (DA), currently South Africa's main opposition party, finds itself in should be the death knell for the leadership of Mmusi Maimane, at the helm of the party since May 2015.

It reveals a party crippled by indecision, uncertain about race and policy and unclear about how to address electoral decline.

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