Mpho Phalatse has been elected the new Johannesburg mayor
JOHANNESBURG - The City of Johannesburg has a new mayor.
This after the DA's Mpho Phalatse was elected the city's new mayor during a special council meeting on Monday evening.
Phalatse won by 144 votes, while the ANC's Mpho Moerane received 121 votes.
The ANC has now lost two metros after the DA's Tania Campbell was elected Ekurhuleni mayor.
Campbell defeated ANC mayoral candidate, Mzwandile Masina.
[BREAKING] Mpho Moerane 121 against 144 for Mpho Phalatse (DA). Phalatse has been announced as the new Joburg Mayor. @eNCA— Pule Letshwiti-Jones (@pule_jones) November 22, 2021