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Cape Town DA urges members to not engage Patty’s party

Members of the Democratic Alliance in Cape Town have been told to focus on their campaign instead of on Patricia de Lille’s new party

Brett Herron resigns from DA claiming party blocked affordable housing

Herron is the latest to exit the party as it faces an exodus of councillors in the City of Cape Town

Maimane has not apologised ‘for lying about us’ — ex City of Cape Town chief whip

Shaun August and four other councillors had given DA leader Mmusi Maimane until 6pm on Monday to apologise

De Lille & Co implicated in reports

One recommends criminal charges against Cape Town’s mayor, a mayco member and other city officials have been named

Five Cape Town councillors resign in support of De Lille

Both caucus deputy leader JP Smith and outgoing mayor Patricia De Lille confirmed the resignations

De Lille motion of no confidence goes ahead despite concerns of irregularities

Tensions are running high in the DA's Cape Town caucus as another motion of no confidence in Patricia de Lille is expected on Thursday

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