'It's a first-class dilemma for the DA, and a sweet victory for the mayor'

The DA is faced with a serious crisis following their failed motion of no confidence against Patricia De Lille, says public leadership expert Prof Erwin Schwella.

The Cape Town mayor narrowly survived a motion of no confidence against her during a city council vote on Thursday.

Read: CT Mayor De Lille says she's open to mediation after beating no-confidence vote

Prof Schwella says it's possible that the DA may resort to withdrawing De Lille's membership through the party's disciplinary process.

It was a very close margin and should be very stressing for the DA.

Erwin Schwella, Professor of Public Leadership at Stellenbosch University

At least 44 DA members voted for De Lille. It means the party has a major set of issues.

Erwin Schwella, Professor of Public Leadership at Stellenbosch University

It's a first-class dilemma for the DA, and a sweet victory for the mayor.

Erwin Schwella, Professor of Public Leadership at Stellenbosch University

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