Mpho Phalatse is the first female Mayor of the City of Johannesburg. Herman Mashaba says that the DA has ActionSA and the EFF to thank for its candidate winning
Herman Mashaba will not be mayor of Johannesburg after the DA rejected a deal with ActionSA. However, coalition talks are still taking place between parties.
The IFP and ANC have entered an agreement where the party with the most votes in a hung council will form its local government, but this is not a coalition.
Julius Malema, the Economic Freedom Fighters leader says the political organisation has ended all coalition negotiation talks with the African National Congress
Qunu, the birthplace of Nelson Mandela, has had an erratic water supply for years but hopes abound that the ANC municipality will finally stabilise the supply.
ActionSA says it cannot form a coalition government with the Economic Freedom Fighters because the Red Berets want to partner with the African National Congress