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Pretoria - The DA claimed on Thursday morning that it has retained the Midvaal municipality in Gauteng.
According to the latest count, with 58% of voting stations counted, the DA is currently at 50.49%.
The ANC is at 39.57%, while the EFF is at 5.98%. The Freedom Front Plus follows behind with 3.48%.
DA MP Makashule Gana claimed on Twitter at around 04:00 that the party won the municipality.
Following the last local government elections in 2011, Midvaal was the only DA-led municipality in Gauteng.
"It gives me great pleasure to announce that @Our_DA has won Midvaal with over 60% of the vote. 11/15 Wards," Gana said.