/ 9 May 2023

EXPLAINER: Musical chairs in the City of Johannesburg

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Former Joburg mayor Mpho Phalatse. Photographer: Guillem Sartorio/Bloomberg via Getty Images
At the 2021 local government elections, neither of the two biggest parties got a mandate to govern alone in Johannesburg

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