National DA leadership to attend Mpumalanga Provincial Congress

DA Media Advisory:

The Democratic Alliance in Mpumalanga will hold its Provincial Congress on 7 March 2015 where the party’s new Provincial Leadership will be elected.


DA Federal Leader, Helen Zille and DA Federal Chairperson Wilmot James will attend the Congress where a new Provincial Leader will be elected as current leader, Anthony Benadie MPL, will step down after having been leader for nearly eight years.


This will be the DA’s biggest Provincial Congress to date and will be attended by 410 voting delegates who will elect the new leadership and take part in the robust debate on shaping the DA’s future.


The following Office Bearers will be elected:


  • The Provincial Leader
  • James Masango MP


  • The Provincial Chairperson
  • Jane Sithole MPL


  • The Deputy Provincial Leader
  • Sonja Boshoff MP
  • Cllr Alex Maphanga


  • The Deputy Provincial Chairperson
  • Bosman Grobler MPL
  • Cllr Ken Robertson


Members of the media are invited to attend and extensive opportunities for photographs and interviews will be provided.

Date:  Saturday, 7 March 2015
Time:  09h00

Registration: 06:00 – 08:50
Venue: Ingwenyama Conference & Sports Resort, Farm 64, White River, 1240

GPS Coordinates: S 25° 20′ 59″ E 30° 59′ 57″


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