DA's Funzi Ngobeni likely to replace outgoing Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba

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- sowetanlive.co.za | 3 weeks ago

However, with only 38% of the votes in the 2016 local election, his election will be highly dependent on how other political parties, including their coalition and voting partners such as the EFF.

It is not immediately clear how the EFF will vote as they have previously indicated that they would want to govern the metropolitan municipality. EFF leader Julius Malema in July announced that the party will cease to vote with the DA in the municipalities they govern including Tshwane, Johannesburg and others.

This came after the DA rejected the EFF’s proposal to install a Red Beret mayor in either Tshwane or Johannesburg.

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