The DA now has two mayors it is struggling to get rid of in its Western Cape stronghold. The party, which has been struggling to get rid of Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille, on Monday last week also failed to remove errant Knysna mayor Mark Willemse through a motion of no confidence. Willemse supported an ANC-sponsored motion of no confidence in his party colleague Eleanor Bouw-Spies. He was subsequently voted in as mayor, a move DA Western Cape leader Bonginkosi Madikizela described as a "coup". The party is now stuck with Willemse and cannot bring a similar motion of no confidence in him for the time being. The DA has struggled for more than half a year to axe Cape Town mayor De Lille in what has become a public spat which has made its way to the High Court in Cape Town. There was seemingly no current end in sight as the DA has indicated that it would appeal against judgment in which the High Court in Cape Town set aside her dismissal from the party as unprocedural and inconsiste...

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