New political era: DA reaps the rewards as opposition parties kick ANC to the curb

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DA supporters pictured in Johannesburg.
DA supporters pictured in Johannesburg.
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The country entered a new political era on Monday as the DA received the surprise support of the EFF and other opposition parties to topple the ANC in various metros. 

The DA won the mayorships in Ekurhuleni and the City of Johannesburg and was on the brink of adding Tshwane and eThekwini to its list of metros.

With no coalition agreements in place, opposition parties opted to support the DA in a move squarely aimed at toppling the ANC. 

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