No date yet for local elections

The Cabinet is waiting for the department of co-operative governance and traditional affairs to finish “consultations” before discussing a date for municipal elections, Minister in the Presidency Collins Chabane said today.

“It was not an issue which was discussed by the Cabinet,” he told a media briefing following a Cabinet meeting in Pretoria yesterday.

“Once the department has finalised all of the consultations in terms of law, we should be able to announce when local government elections will take place,” said Chabane. 

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