Turbulent Political Times for Top South African Parties?

One-fifth of all Democratic Alliance mayors in South Africa's Western Cape have lost the confidence of their caucuses over the last year, writes Rebecca Davis of The Daily Maverick. This comes as the African National Congress's top leadership balances trouble in the North West with a flurry of court cases that are not going away, according to Qaanitah Hunter.



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    Daily Maverick, 20 June 2018

    Amid all the noise around the DA's attempts to unseat Patricia de Lille as mayor of Cape Town, there has been less attention paid to what has been happening in other DA-led… Read more »

  • South Africa:   The ANC NEC's Multiple Province-Sized Headaches

    Daily Maverick, 19 June 2018

    The ANC's special National Executive Committee which met in Pretoria to discuss the state of its provinces, saw a give-and-take from both sides of the factional divide, with the… Read more »

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