Herman Mashaba Leaves DA, Resigns After 3 Yars as Johannesburg Mayor

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Herman Mashaba says he chooses "his people over his party".
With those words, he announced his resignation as Johannesburg Mayor and as a member of the Democratic Alliance.
Mashaba says he cannot work with people who think race is irrelevant when it comes to addressing socio-economic issues.
His resignation follows Helen Zille's election as DA Federal Council Chairperson yesterday.
Mashaba had said he would quit should what he calls - the 'right wing aligned DA faction' win.
Speaking during a media briefing in Johannesburg, Mashaba says he is deeply concerned about the politics of the Democratic Alliance.
Mashaba, who became Mayor in 2016 says his last day will be the 27th of November...

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