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South Africa's top 8 municipalities and their results

By Faeza
08 August 2016

Pretoria - As the 2016 local government officially ended on Saturday night, many discussions turned to the ANC losing its 50% majority in key metros.

This leaves open the possibility of the DA going into coalitions with other parties to reach a majority and unseat the ANC.

Here are the IEC's results for the country's metros:

Buffalo City: (ANC majority)

ANC - 58.74% - 60 seats

DA - 23.4% - 24 seats

EFF - 7.97% - 8 seats

AIC - 3.42% - 4 seats

PAC, UDM, COPE, ACDP - Less than 1% - 1 seat each

City of Cape Town (DA majority)

DA - 66.61% - 154 seats

ANC - 24.36% - 57 seats

EFF - 3.17% - 7 seats

ACDP  - 1.21% - 3 seats

Aljama - 0.66% -  2 seats

AIC, FFPlus, DI, UDM, CMC, PAC, COPE, PA - Less than 1% - 1 seat each

City of Johannesburg  (Hung council)

ANC - 44.55% - 121 seats

DA - 38.37% - 104 seats

EFF - 11.09% - 30 seats

IFP - 1.72% - 5 seats

AIC - 1.5% - 4 seats

FFPlus, ACDP, Aljama, UDM, Cope, PA - Less than 1% - 1 seat each

City of Tshwane (Hung council)

DA - 43.11% - 93 seats

ANC - 41.22% - 89 seats

EFF - 11.7% - 25 seats

FFPlus - 1.99% - 4 seats

ACDP, Cope, PAC - Less than 1% - 1 seat each.

Ekurhuleni (Hung council)

ANC - 48.64% - 109 seats

DA - 34.15% - 77 seats

EFF - 11.23% - 25 seats

AIC - 1.64% - 4 seats

IFP - 1.02% - 2 seats

FF Plus, ACDP, PAC, PA, Cope, Irasa - Less than 1% - 1 seat each.

eThekwini  (ANC majority)

ANC - 56.01% - 126 seats

DA - 26.92% - 61 seats

IFP - 4.2% - 10 seats

EFF - 3.44% - 8 seats

AIC - 1.37% - 3 seats

ACDP, MF, DLC, TA, MOSA, APC, Aljama - Less than 1% - 1 seat each.

Mangaung (ANC majority)

ANC - 56.52% - 58 seats

DA - 25.96% - 27 seats

EFF - 8.66% - 9 seats

FF Plus - 1.92% - 2 seats

AIC - 1.69% - 2 seats

ANA, Cope - Less than 1% - 1 seat each

Nelson Mandela Bay metro (Hung council) 

DA - 46.71% - 57 seats

ANC - 40.92% - 50 seats

EFF - 5.12% - 6 seats

UDM - 1.91% - 2 seats

AIC, UFEC, Cope, ACPD, PA - Less than 1% - 1 seat each