ANC looking at feasibility of next year’s municipal elections

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Options on how to hold municipal elections next year are being discussed within the ANC. Picture: File
Options on how to hold municipal elections next year are being discussed within the ANC. Picture: File

The governing ANC is set to study the feasibility of continuing with the municipal elections next year in the face of the ongoing Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, in a bid to inform its input to the already bubbling electoral reform debate.

On Monday, during a virtual meeting of its national working committee, the party also touched on the government’s progress in fighting Covid-19 as well as the “racist and sexist” attacks on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma — who had been blamed for the cigarette ban.

READ: Cigarette ban| Dlamini-Zuma not required to introduce consultation process, court hears

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