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

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- news24.com | a week ago

With the postponement of the Johannesburg mayoral council sitting on Thursday, the EFF could hold a strong hand going into this week's negotiations with the ANC and DA.

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.

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