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The DA: Between a rock and a hard place

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New and old: Johannesburg mayor Mpho Phalatse of the Democratic Alliance. The DA took all three Gauteng metros. (Sharon Seretlo/Gallo Images)

The ANC may have lost control of five hung metro councils to the Democratic Alliance this week, but the DA faces five years of governing them with a gun held to its head by the Economic Freedom Fighters and ActionSA — or the failure of the councils it now runs.

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