DA loses stronghold Makana ward, drops more than 30%


- dispatchlive.co.za | 3 months ago

The Democratic Alliance has lost one of its key stronghold wards to the ANC in Tuesday’s by-election in Makana Municipality.

Ward 12, made up mostly of Rhodes University, was taken by the ANC’s Mzobanzi Nkwentsha, the IEC confirmed on its website. The party took the seat from the DA which won the seat in the 2016 municipal elections.

The seat became vacant with the resignation of former DA councillor, Darryn Holm.

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