eThekwini council to elect mayor

All eyes are on eThekwini municipality today. It's the only metro in the country that has not yet elected its mayor. eNCA speaks to elections analyst Wayne Sussman. Courtesy #DStv403

DURBAN - The DA has made it a triple whammy in Gauteng, electing its own people as mayors in Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni and Pretoria.

This is thanks to support from ActionSA, the EFF, and other smaller parties.

But can the DA take Durban too?

READ: eThekwini likely to get messy: analyst

The party hopes to clinch Durban after a power outage and some unhappy ANC supporters derailed,

As the DA’s Randall Williams holds on to his mayoral chain in Tshwane, the city of eThekwini’s first council meeting, earlier this week.

Forming a coalition, though, is going to be difficult.

If all the opposition band together, the DA could take it but does the ANC, with the most seats, have a trick up its sleeve?

eNCA elections expert, Wayne Sussman says the IFP is actually the one to watch.


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