DA leader John Steenhuisen says the national convention to be held by a group of opposition political parties in August will be the most important political conversation to take place in SA since the transition to democracy.

He said the parties — the DA, IFP, Freedom Front Plus, ActionSA, United Independent Movement and Spectrum National Party — had established sufficient common ground to hold the convention on August 16-17 ahead of the provincial and national elections in 2024, “at the same venue [in Kempton Park] that hosted the Codesa negotiations”. ..

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