DA chooses Funzi Ngobeni to replace Herman Mashaba as Joburg mayor

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- heraldlive.co.za | 3 weeks ago

on November 28,  he would continue the good work done by outgoing mayor Herman Mashaba "by streamlining services to improve the lives of all residents”.

Ngobeni's selection as mayoral candidate comes weeks after he was elected regional leader of the DA in Johannesburg. But despite his appointment to the position, Ngobeni risks sitting in the opposition benches following a change in power dynamics in the city council.

Julius Malema’s EFF, which has kept the DA in power since 2016, has fallen out with Ngobeni's party since shortly after the elections in May.

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