- Herman Mashaba and Mmusi Maimane have something in the pipeline for Mzansi
- After meeting up, the pair announced that they will be working together
- While the details are scarce, the duo invited South Africa to participate in The People's Dialogue
When Herman Mashaba and Mmusi Maimane got together literally hours after the Jozi Mayor handed in his chain, people suspected something was up.
Briefly.co.za reported that Mashaba had taken to social media to comment on the encounter with his former leader.
In a social media post, the ex-mayor had commended the former DA boss for still fighting the good fight:
“The man is still more than committed and charged up to serve our country. We invite your participation in The People’s Dialogue from next week."
The two political titans had resigned in close succession following Helen Zille's appointment as the Democratic Alliance's federal council chair.
Speculation had been rife that they would form a new party together, but Mashaba's hints seem to aim at some kind of civil society organization instead.
Maimane has been hinting at a new vehicle for change in the country following his resignation, telling eNCA that:
“A new political party may simply be saying let’s add another colour to the many colours of political parties that exist. We need a new coalition, a new vehicle."
The former opposition head was adamant that his movement would be led 'by people for the people', challenging the norm.
Meanwhile, his former chief whip John Steenhuisen is gearing up to permanently secure his position at the helm of the DA after being elected interim leader.
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