ANC on verge of regaining Gauteng metros

- | 4 months ago

The ANC will be walking into the election for the new Johannesburg mayor on Wednesday with confidence as it has managed to woo the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) into a coalition and is now fighting to snatch Tshwane from the DA.

An ANC insider said that in the past few weeks, the party had been able to sway the IFP to ditch its coalition with the DA. The ANC councillor said the agreement was made on the basis that the IFP would not be dethroned at the AbaQulusi Municipality in northern KwaZulu-Natal.

The IFP no longer occupies the majority in the AbaQulusi council with the ANC having recently won wards in by-elections in the area.

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