/ 14 November 2021

Independents’ gains in local government polls signal ‘success’

Rooted: The Setsoto Service Delivery Forum was formed in Ficksburg in the Free State, and won 22.88% of the votes, coming second to the ANC. The forum fielded candidates for all 33 council seats and will play an important role in local government. Photo: Oupa Nkosi
Small players’ voices were heard in many provinces where they will form part of coalition governments

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