Joburg council | Mayor Phalatse faces no-confidence motion

Joburg Mayor Mpho Phalatse will face another motion of no confidence today. Minority parties and the ANC want her gone. But they'll need the support of the EFF. Yesterday, the red berets voted to reject a request by Phalatse to borrow R2 billion as a short-term loan. eNCA's Moloko Moloto is on that story. #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Joburg Mayor Mpho Phalatse will face another motion of no confidence.

Minority parties and the ANC want her gone, but they'll need the support of the EFF.

READ: City of Joburg | Minority parties meet on way forward

As an opening salvo, the ANC, EFF and other smaller parties banded together to reject Phalatse’s request to borrow a R2-billion short-term loan to keep the city afloat.

Thursday’s motion of no confidence is sponsored by minority parties, with the support of the ANC.

READ: Joburg council | ANC guns for mayor Phalatse

But there are squabbles about who should be appointed in Phalatse's place.

The ANC wants to field Dada Morero, but other smaller parties involved also have their sights set on the mayoral chain.

* eNCA's Moloko Moloto reports.

Another week, and yet another motion of no confidence. The latest bid to get rid of Joburg Mayor Mpho Phalatse was meant to be tabled on Wednesday but was shifted to Thursday because of time constraints. Phalatse has been defiant since her reinstatement last month. eNCA reporter Moloko Moloto has the story. #dstv403

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