Eric Naki
Political Editor
3 minute read
7 Dec 2020
4:34 am

DA has learned its lesson, ‘done with the EFF’ – Steenhuisen

Eric Naki

The DA was open to any coalition with various political party parties as long as that partnership made political sense – but not the EFF.

DA leader John Steenhuisen. Picture: Nigel Sibanda

Tt the mere mention of any possible coalition or deal between the Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in future elections, DA leader John Steenhuisen’s answer was simple: “Never, never, never, never!” He said under his leadership, the DA was open to any coalition with various political party parties as long as that partnership made political sense – but not the EFF. He rejected any suggestion that the DA was amenable to enter into deals or a coalition with the EFF in Tshwane and even to hand over the metro – the country’s capital and host to...