August accuses DA of racism

CAPE TOWN - Former Democratic Alliance Chief Whip in Cape Town Shaun August says the party has not transformed.

August claims the DA has a black leader to attract votes.

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He and four other DA councillors resigned after Patricia De Lille's farewell speech to council, in solidarity with the outgoing mayor.

They are citing rampant racism within the DA.

Shaun August has resigned from his position as the DA's Cape Town Chief Whip, councillor, and party member. Courtesy #DStv403.

The DA in the Western Cape said it will look into allegations of racism in the party raised by August.


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