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Helen Zille says Mmusi Maimane was misinterpreted when he said she should have been moved to another position.
The DA has come in for sharp criticism of late, but the party's leader believes voters will not abandon it and that it remains on the right track.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has led the ANC's fightback and has helped grow the governing party's support base, market analysts Ipsos say.
Three MPs who have been implicated in efforts to form a breakaway and "true" liberal party say the rumours are false.
They are reportedly angry about the direction the party is taking under the leadership of Mmusi Maimane.
Sources tell the Sunday Times that Mmusi Maimane, John Steenhuisen other leaders have started pointing fingers at James Selfe.
Ryan Coetzee was the brains behind the DA's growth until 2011. And he's not impressed by talk about a new, purely liberal party.
"If you were born to a class or group that held political and economic power, life was privileged; if not, you were more or less doomed to poverty."
Like the ANC, the DA will continue to suffer the pain of self-inflicted injuries — and this will be proved in the coming elections.