Sancota determined to win seats in municipalities before May elections

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- city-press.news24.com | 6 months ago

A newly formed Mpumalanga political party is claiming that it is taking the scalp of the ANC and will be forcing by-elections in many municipalities.

The South African National Congress of Traditional Authorities (Sancota) says it is expecting that 49 ANC councillors in Bushbuckridge, Emalahleni and Govan Mbeki (Secunda) municipalities will be defecting to its ranks. Sancota is the brainchild of Deputy President David Mabuza’s estranged friend, Themba Sigudla, and it is targeting the rural vote by lobbying traditional leaders into its ranks.

Its president is Inkosi Mantjolo Mnisi, of Emanzana (formerly known as Badplaas).

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