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Five by-elections in three provinces on Wednesday

RUSTENBURG, June 5  – Five municipal ward by-elections will take place in three provinces on Wednesday, the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) has said.
 
The by-elections will be contested by one independent candidate and 19 candidates from eight political parties.
 
In the North West, ward 4 in Ganyesa/Pomfret municipality is to be contested by Puso Phineas Moeng of the African National Congress (ANC), Keduetswe Petunia Loabile of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF),  Modirwa Sylvester Tong of the Forum4 Serice Delivery (F4SD) and Gookeditswe Sam Kgatlhane of the United Christian Democratic Party (UCDP).
 
The ward was previously represented by the ANC and became vacant as a result of the death of the councillor.
 
In the Eastern Cape, ward 18 in the Buffalo City will be contested by Andrew Michael Sokolich of the ANC, Liveni Quisto Sani of the Congress of the People (Cope), Jason Scott McDowell of the Democratic Alliance (DA) and Nosiphiwo Runqu of the EFF.
 
The ward was previously represented by the DA and became vacant as a result of the resignation of the councillor.
 
Ward 21 in the Buffalo City, is contested by Edwin Owen Mpumelelo Fini of the ANC, Beauty Nozibele Nongqele of Cope and Luyanda Vetyeka of the EFF.
 
The ward was previously represented by the ANC and became vacant as a result of the death of the councillor.
 
Ward 9 in Ngquza Hill municipality, also in the Eastern Cape, will be contested by Kholiswa Vava of the ANC, Tonny Ntshangase of the African People’s Convention (APC), Mandla Gogo of the DA and Thandokazi Xhobiso of the EFF.
 
The ward was previously represented by the ANC and became vacant as a result of the death of the councillor.
 
In Mpumalanga, Ward 7 in Dr JS Moroka municipality will be contested by Marks Lucky Ntuli, an independent candidate, Phindile Phumzile Mnguni of the ANC, Simon Phishwane Aphane of the EFF, Raphuti Simon Mogajane of the F4SD, and Ngakwabo James Thompson Masanabo of the Sindawonye Progressive Party (SPP).
 
The ward was previously represented by the ANC and became vacant as a result of the death of the councillor.
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