Ruling Party Reclaims Johannesburg Mayor Spot

The African National Congress's Geoff Makhubo became the new mayor of South Africa's commercial capital Johannesburg after the Democratic Alliance's Herman Mashaba resigned from the position in October. The ANC only has 121 seats in the council, but Makhubo managed to bag 137 votes, meaning several smaller parties voted for him - as did some DA councillors.

Geoff Makhubo speaks to the media after his election as Johannesburg mayor.


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