South Africa – will Ramphele join DA or not?

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Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele has rejected a joint statement issued by the DA in which it claims Ramphele will accept DA membership on Monday.

It seems there's confusion on whether Agang leader Mamphela Ramphela will officially join the DA next week. (Gallo)                     
It seems there’s confusion on whether Agang leader Mamphela Ramphela will officially join the DA next week. (Gallo)
                                   

Confusion arose on Friday over Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele’s joining the Democratic Alliance.

According to a joint statement issued by Ramphele and DA leader Helen Zille on Friday Ramphele would be welcomed into the DA at a press conference in Johannesburg on Monday.

The DA and Agang SA would next week formalise the integration of the two parties following Ramphele’s decision to stand as the official opposition’s presidential candidate in this year’s general elections.

However, following the joint statement being issued, a message from Ramphele was uploaded onto Agang SA’s website.

“You may have by now seen ‘joint’ statements issued…

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