'We won't vote': EFF ditches DA coalition after spat over Tshwane

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- city-press.news24.com | 2 weeks ago

The Economic Freedom Fighters will no longer vote with the DA in the municipalities that they have cooperated in since the 2016 municipal elections.

At a press conference on Tuesday, EFF leader, Julius Malema said his party would participate in council meetings and debates but would abstain from all types of voting. The EFF had been voting with DA in Tshwane, Johannesburg and the Nelson Mandela municipalities since 2016, after Malema said that the DA was a “better devil” compared to the ANC.

However, the EFF supported the removal of former Nelson Mandela Metro mayor Athol Trollip, who was later replaced by the United Democratic Movement’s Mongameli Bobani.

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