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ANC, DA retain seats in by-elections

JOHANNESBURG, October 25 – The governing African National Congress (ANC) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) retained seats in by-elections held in KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo and the Western Cape, the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) said on Thursday. The ANC retained wards in Limpopo’s Greater Letaba municipality, at Ray Nkonyeni municipality in KwaZulu-Natal and Knysna municipality in the Western […]

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Political killings becoming ‘permanent’ feature in KwaZulu-Natal politics, says IFP

DURBAN, September 16  – It is of serious and grave concern that the killing of politicians has “become a permanent feature” of the political landscape in KwaZulu-Natal, and the slow pace of police interventions in curbing political violence is worrisome, the Inkatha Freedon Party said on Sunday. The IFP had received with shock and sadness […]

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Maimane announces Zwakele Mncwango as DA’s candidate for KZN premier

DURBAN, September 13 – eThekwini Municipality councillor and Exco member, Zwakele Mncwango, has been announced as the Democratic Alliance’s choice for the position of premier in KwaZulu-Natal for the 2019 elections. Mncwango also leads the official opposition in the province. DA leader Mmusi Maimane made the announcement on Thursday at the Ohlange High School in […]