ANC’s eThekwini coalition fails over municipal manager vote

The ANC’s shaky coalition in the eThekwini metro has failed its first major test, with the party’s allies on Monday voting against its choice for city manager and siding with the opposition.

On Monday, a full council meeting voted against the appointment of Maxwell Mbili, the current municipal manager of the Ray Nkonyeni local municipality as Durban’s city manager, rejecting the recommendations of a city panel that had endorsed him.

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Paddy Harper
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Lizeka Tandwa
Lizeka Tandwa
Lizeka Tandwa is a political journalist with a keen interest in local government.

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