Coalition politics

 
'Tortured' Mashaba says the DA will collapse its governance agreement with the EFF
'Tortured' Mashaba says the DA will collapse its governance agreement with the EFF
Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has resigned from his post — and from the Democratic Alliance (DA) — in protest against the election...
Ideological load-shedding by the DA/EFF coalition has been costly
Ideological load-shedding by the DA/EFF coalition has been costly
The “ideological load-shedding” arrangement that is the DA/EFF coalition governments in Tshwane and Johannesburg has predictably created a...
ANC and DA try to gain upper hand in municipal stalemate
ANC and DA try to gain upper hand in municipal stalemate
A political chess game for control of key municipalities lost by the ANC in the 2016 local government elections is slowly taking shape.
ANC hangs onto Gauteng, but it’s a whole new political world
ANC hangs onto Gauteng, but it’s a whole new political world
The ANC has retained the Gauteng province.
Maimane: DA will ‘lead government’ in Gauteng, Northern Cape and keep Western Cape
Maimane: DA will ‘lead government’ in Gauteng, Northern Cape and keep Western Cape
Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane believes that the party has the ability to retain control of the Western Cape and establish coalition...
‘Coalition failures will bring more votes’
‘Coalition failures will bring more votes’
Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane believes his party’s failed coalition governments will attract more voters to the DA in next year’s...
Trollip loses urgent bid to overturn Nelson Mandela Bay ousting
Trollip loses urgent bid to overturn Nelson Mandela Bay ousting
Athol Trollip has lost his urgent bid to overturn his ousting as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor in the Eastern Cape high court on Thursday.
Nqaba Bhanga announced as DA Eastern Cape premier candidate
Nqaba Bhanga announced as DA Eastern Cape premier candidate
Nqaba Bhanga will spearhead the Democratic Alliance’s battle for the “crucial” province of the Eastern Cape as the party’s premier...
DA to request urgent meeting with EFF over coalitions
DA to request urgent meeting with EFF over coalitions
Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane is set to request an “urgent formal meeting” with leaders of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)...
What is happening in the metros is a result of failed coalitions — Mbalula
What is happening in the metros is a result of failed coalitions — Mbalula
ANC head of elections Fikile Mbalula says events currently unfolding in the country's metros are not a result of the ANC's inability to govern, but...
UDM confirms fresh bid to oust NMB mayor Athol Trollip
UDM confirms fresh bid to oust NMB mayor Athol Trollip
The United Democratic Movement (UDM) has confirmed fresh talks with opposition parties in Nelson Mandela Bay aimed at unseating Democratic Alliance...
Coalitions will become the new normal
Coalitions will become the new normal
Based on the experiences of other coalition-based societies, the section in my book, Coalition Country, titled Three Futures, introduces three...

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