South Africa local elections: ANC loses in capital Pretoria
South Africa’s ruling African National Congress was defeated by the opposition Democratic Alliance in the local elections that took place in the capital Pretoria.With counting almost over, and the DA has 43% of the vote compared with the ANC’s 41% in Tshwane, the municipality, which includes Pretoria.
You will need a DA to form a coalition in order to secure control there.
The two main parties also locked in a tight race for control of the country’s largest city, Johannesburg.
ANC Nelson Mandela has also lost any urban area in the Eastern Cape, which includes Port Elizabeth, to the DA.
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DA 93 seats won in the Chuan while the ANC in second place with 89 seats in 214 municipal council seats.