DA anticipating power loss as EFF withdraws support, ANC unimpressed

DA anticipating power loss as EFF withdraws support, ANC unimpressed

The EFF wants a divorce from the DA, which says they are bracing themselves to lose two key Gauteng metros. The ANC, on the other hand, disapproves of the two parties squabbling over power in the region.

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James Selfe, the Democratic Alliances federal executive chairperson, says that the party is bracing itself for the possibility of losing power in the Tshwane and Joburg metros.

This comes as the Economic Freedom Fighters revealed that they will no longer be supporting the opposition party.

Briefly.co.za reported earlier that the EFF was the glue holding together the DA's reign in the region, which had resulted in the Red Berets demanding more power in the region.

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Selfe says that the EFF had demanded power in order to be able to take credit for the success in the metros:

"They [EFF] wanted now to be able to take responsibility and also take credit for the government's successes. So, they wanted to be in a full coalition with the DA and they wanted the mayoralty of Tshwane."

Meanwhile, the ANC's Kgoši Maepa has commented on the matter, condemning the pair's inability to work things out:

"The ANC Regional Executive Committee and its branch in the City Council (Caucus) have taken a dim view of the current epoch of nefarious and delinquent political administration by the failed coalition arrangements of the DA and the EFF."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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