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In pictures: John Steenhuisen announces his resignation as chief whip of the DA

 

 

John Steenhuisen said, “The chief-whip is appointed by the leader. Since Mmusi Maimane has announced his resignation from the party and from parliament, my term ends.” In the meantime, deputy chief-whip Jacques Julius will be acting chief-whip, and Steenhuisen is expected to compete for the position of party leader in parliament now vacated by Maimane.

READ MORE: Maimane resigns as DA MP

Stepping out and stepping down. (David Harrison/M&G)
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DA caucus leader and acting parliamentary leader Annelie Loteri. (David Harrison/M&G)
DA spokesperson Solly Malatsi. (David Harrison/M&G)

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