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President Cyril Ramaphosa greets DA leader John Steenhuisen in parliament last year.
President Cyril Ramaphosa greets DA leader John Steenhuisen in parliament last year.
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Neither the ANC nor the DA will achieve enough votes to run SA's biggest cities. A coalition between the two could reshape the centre of our politics, but it won't come without risks to both parties, writes Adriaan Basson.

The horse trading has officially started.  

On Wednesday morning, there was a fresh buzz in the air at the IEC's results operations centre in Tshwane as it became abundantly clear that South Africa's voters had decisively rejected the concept of a two-party system.

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