| Why the EFF could hold the key to winning Joburg mayoral race

- | 3 months ago

This, despite the failure of its no-confidence motion against embattled Tshwane Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa.

The three major parties have been in a wrestling match over control of Gauteng‘s two biggest metropoles in recent weeks. The cities of Johannesburg and Tshwane both have hung councils, with no party winning a 50% plus one majority in either metro in the 2016 local government elections.

This forced the DA in both councils to enter into coalitions or voting agreements to secure two of the most powerful mayoral positions.

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