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The DA's coalition partner, the Independent Democrats, has joined mounting calls for Helen Zille to reverse the all-male, mainly white appointments to her provincial cabinet in Western Cape.
ID leader Patricia de Lille has also slammed the "escalating tension" between the ANC and the DA.
"Legitimate questions have been asked about the composition of the Western Cape cabinet. It is unfortunate that these concerns were greeted with a personal attack on the president," said De Lille.
"It would have been better to have a cabinet that was more representative," she added.
The ID was the only party outside of the DA to get an MEC position in the Western Cape cabinet.
ID Western Cape leader Izak Jenner is the MEC for sports and cultural affairs. - Anna Majavu