Coalitions: DA fights to keep ANC out in the cold

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Steenhuisen said the DA had ploughed most of its campaign funds into Nelson Mandela Bay and Johannesburg, in the hope that it would win outright majorities in those metros. Photo: Daily Sun
Steenhuisen said the DA had ploughed most of its campaign funds into Nelson Mandela Bay and Johannesburg, in the hope that it would win outright majorities in those metros. Photo: Daily Sun

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As coalition negotiations begin in earnest, City Press has learnt that the DA is frantically working towards keeping the ANC out of power in the key metros that delivered inconclusive results in this week’s local government election.

The party, which came second in the major metros, wants to exclude the ANC from the governments of Johannesburg, Tshwane and Nelson Mandela Bay.

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