Coalition politics

 
Broken promise threatens ANC's hold on Ekurhuleni, Rustenburg
Broken promise threatens ANC's hold on Ekurhuleni, Rustenburg
African Independent Congress (AIC) president Mandla Galo is “no longer sure” the party should be in a coalition with the ANC in Ekurhuleni and...
New coalition governments to be put to the test
New coalition governments to be put to the test
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and the United Democratic Movement (UDM) say they are pushing a pro-poor budget in the Johannesburg and Nelson...
​The ANC’s post-election behaviour will signal whether our democracy has matured
​The ANC’s post-election behaviour will signal whether our democracy has matured
Nothing in the liberation struggle readied the ANC for the role of opposition party. Even the ANC’s worst days in government in 20 years did not...
​The ANC has a lot to learn from the EFF and the DA, which are the future
​The ANC has a lot to learn from the EFF and the DA, which are the future
POLITICSOn August 3, I took a special trip from Gauteng to the Eastern Cape to do my civic duty. I cast my vote in the local government...
EFF strikes a deal with the DA: Here is how Johannesburg  will look
EFF strikes a deal with the DA: Here is how Johannesburg will look
It’s all but set in stone that, with the vote that the EFF have pledged to their party, the Democratic Alliance (DA) is set to take over most of...
Local government elections: This is what we know about coalitions so far
Local government elections: This is what we know about coalitions so far
On Wednesday, the EFF and the Democratic Alliance (DA) will broadcast their coalition plans to the country on the 27 hung municipalities that are...
​The EFF must shun the DA and hop into bed with the ANC to press for policy change
​The EFF must shun the DA and hop into bed with the ANC to press for policy change
GOVERNANCEThere is a widely circulated — but wrong — perception that the opposition parties have defeated the ANC in the 2016...
The seating arrangements for the numbers game in the municipal councils
The seating arrangements for the numbers game in the municipal councils
As the 2016 local government elections officially ended on Saturday night, many discussions turned to the ANC losing its 50% majority in key...
What happens after the votes are counted: this is how coalitions work in South Africa
What happens after the votes are counted: this is how coalitions work in South Africa
What happens once the votes are cast and all the ballots are counted in the 2016 local government election? Is the party who obtained the largest...
​Holomisa tells the DA to wait before talking coalitions with the UDM
​Holomisa tells the DA to wait before talking coalitions with the UDM
Bantu Holomisa, the president of the United Democratic Movement (UDM), has told the Democratic Alliance not to rush into a coalition with the UDM in...
ANC may lose ground in metros, marginally, ushering in potentially messy coalitions
ANC may lose ground in metros, marginally, ushering in potentially messy coalitions
International investors will be watching next week’s local government elections more closely than they have in the past.

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