On Wednesday, the DA dared think-tank the Institute of Race Relations (IRR), saying if those who work for it have such strong opinions about the party, they should join it instead of sniping from the sidelines.

The media statement released by DA chief whip John Steenhuisen followed a furore on Twitter after the IRR tweeted an extract of an opinion piece by one of its analysts that called for DA leader Mmusi Maimane to resign and for Western Cape premier Alan Winde to be the party’s next leader...

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