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AllAfrica.com
South Africa's 2016 Municipal Elections - Why the Excitement?elections. The party's voting percentage has been steadily declining at all ele
South Africa's 2016 Municipal Elections - Why the Excitement?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
elections. The party's voting percentage has been steadily declining at all elections since and now stands at 0.61%. Congress of the People (COPE), formed by dissenting Mbeki supporters in preparation for the 2009 parliamentary elections won... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Residents of Ekurhuleni will know their new mayor todayfour seats, while the Inkatha Freedom Party and the Freedom Front Plus secured
Residents of Ekurhuleni will know their new mayor today
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
four seats, while the Inkatha Freedom Party and the Freedom Front Plus secured two seats each. The Pan African Congress, Congress of the People and the Independent Ratepayers Association of South Africa won one seat each. The ANC and the AIC... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Mayor Herman Mashaba: We’ll bring change to Joburgmajority in the City of Johannesburg. The DA won the council after the party’s
Mayor Herman Mashaba: We’ll bring change to Joburg
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
majority in the City of Johannesburg. The DA won the council after the party’s coalition with the Freedom Front Plus, Congress of the People, United Democratic Movement and African Christian Democratic Party won support of the Economic Freedom... Read more
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iafrica.com
JHB power hinging on EFF voteit the votes it needs. Parties like the Inkatha Freedom Party, the Freedom Fro
JHB power hinging on EFF vote
iafrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
it the votes it needs. Parties like the Inkatha Freedom Party, the Freedom Front Plus, the United Democratic Movement and Congress of the People have all signed a national coalition agreement with the DA. That means that the balance of power here... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Joburg balance of power hinges on EFF's voteit the votes it needs. Parties like the Inkatha Freedom Party, the Freedom Fro
Joburg balance of power hinges on EFF's vote
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
it the votes it needs. Parties like the Inkatha Freedom Party, the Freedom Front Plus, the United Democratic Movement and Congress of the People have all signed a national coalition agreement with the DA. That means that the balance of power here... Read more
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iol.co.za
DA calls for bold coalition move in EkurhuleniThose seats were held by the African Independent Congress (four), Inkatha Freed
DA calls for bold coalition move in Ekurhuleni
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Those seats were held by the African Independent Congress (four), Inkatha Freedom Party and Freedom Front Plus (two each), Congress of the People, Pan Africanist Congress, Progressive Alliance SA, African Christian Democratic Party, and Independent... Read more
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iol.co.za
Trollip vows to create jobs, root out corruptionCongress. The DA took 46.5 percent of votes in the August 3 municipal election,
Trollip vows to create jobs, root out corruption
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
Congress. The DA took 46.5 percent of votes in the August 3 municipal election, compared to the ANC’s 41 percent, and formed a coalition with the Congress of the People, the African Christian Democratic Party and the United Democratic... Read more
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iol.co.za
AIC agrees on coalition with ANC in Ekurhulenion Wednesday formed coalitions with several smaller parties including the Unite
AIC agrees on coalition with ANC in Ekurhuleni
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
on Wednesday formed coalitions with several smaller parties including the United Democratic Movement, Freedom Front Plus, Congress of the People, African Christian Democratic Party and the Inkatha Freedom Party, with the EFF agreeing to support it... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Some ANC members walk out of Mandela Bay's first council meetingof the vote in this month’s local government polls and entered into a coalition
Some ANC members walk out of Mandela Bay's first council meeting
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
of the vote in this month’s local government polls and entered into a coalition with the United Democratic Movement, Congress of the People and the African Christian Democratic Party to form a multi-party government in the hotly-contested... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Ekurhuleni council meeting delayed as ANC, AIC wrangle over agreementparties such as the Inkatha Freedom Party‚ Freedom Front Plus‚ Pan Africanist C
Ekurhuleni council meeting delayed as ANC, AIC wrangle over agreement
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
parties such as the Inkatha Freedom Party‚ Freedom Front Plus‚ Pan Africanist Congress of Azania‚ Progressive Alliance‚ Congress of the People all secured a single seat. Meanwhile‚ the City of Tshwane finally confirmed that it would hold its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Political Parties Form Minority Municipal Administrationsfirst, ahead of anyone else," the DA leader said. Among the DA's future coalit
Political Parties Form Minority Municipal Administrations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
first, ahead of anyone else," the DA leader said. Among the DA's future coalition partners are the ANC splinter group Congress of the People and the Freedom Front Plus, a staunchly conservative party that champions the interests of South... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DA Locks Down Mandela Bay With Multi-Party Coalitiongovernment from Thursday, led by the Democratic Alliance (DA) and including the
DA Locks Down Mandela Bay With Multi-Party Coalition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
government from Thursday, led by the Democratic Alliance (DA) and including the United Democratic Front (UDM), the Congress of the People (Cope) and the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP). The multiparty coalition agreement was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Avoided Winnie During Coalition Discussions - EFFduring a press conference announced that the DA had spoken to a number of polit
We Avoided Winnie During Coalition Discussions - EFF
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
during a press conference announced that the DA had spoken to a number of political parties and agreed on coalitions with Congress of the People, the African Christian Democratic Party, FF Plus, United Democratic Movement and the IFP. Leaders... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Not us‚ says ANC over threat of court action if Nelson Mandela Bay council meeting goes aheadhe too was not aware of any letter sent on behalf of the ANC. The Democratic A
Not us‚ says ANC over threat of court action if Nelson Mandela Bay council meeting goes ahead
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
he too was not aware of any letter sent on behalf of the ANC. The Democratic Alliance (DA)‚ United Democratic Movement‚ Congress of the People and African Christian Democratic Party have signed a coalition agreement to join forces to govern the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
‘Change has come to Nelson Mandela Bay‚’ PE mayor-to-be Trollipdawn of democracy. It remains to be seen which portfolios will be filled by th
‘Change has come to Nelson Mandela Bay‚’ PE mayor-to-be Trollip
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
dawn of democracy. It remains to be seen which portfolios will be filled by the African Chrsitain Democratic Party and the Congress of the People. Trollip said a multiparty government would be officially elected on Thursday. “Change has come to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Nelson Mandela Bay prepares to usher in new leadershipparty in the metro, yesterday announced it had reached agreements with the Unit
Nelson Mandela Bay prepares to usher in new leadership
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
party in the metro, yesterday announced it had reached agreements with the United Democratic Movement, Freedom Front Plus, Congress of the People, African Christian Democratic Party and the Inkatha Freedom Party, to form a multi-party coalition... Read more
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7d
Daily Maverick
Battleground Metros: The day the EFF punished the ANCBay and probably Johannesburg, while a number of councils across the country wi
Battleground Metros: The day the EFF punished the ANC
Daily Maverick / Posted 7 days ago
Bay and probably Johannesburg, while a number of councils across the country will now go to opposition parties. The DA, Congress of the People, United Democratic Movement, Freedom Front Plus and African Christian Democratic Party made their own... Read more
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7d
Mail & Guardian
DA says Mashaba will remain Johannesburg mayoral candidate as it forms coalitionsnot the ANC or the EFF. “We are glad to announce we have entered into arrangem
DA says Mashaba will remain Johannesburg mayoral candidate as it forms coalitions
Mail & Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
not the ANC or the EFF. “We are glad to announce we have entered into arrangements to bring together a coalition with the Congress of the People (Cope), the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP), the Freedom Front Plus (FF Plus) and the United... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
DA locks down Nelson Mandela Bay with multi-party coalitiongovernment from Thursday, led by the Democratic Alliance (DA) and including the
DA locks down Nelson Mandela Bay with multi-party coalition
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
government from Thursday, led by the Democratic Alliance (DA) and including the United Democratic Front (UDM), the Congress of the People (Cope) and the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP). The multiparty coalition agreement was... Read more
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7d
Eye Witness News
ANC concedes defeat in Nelson Mandela Baya multi-party coalition government with the United Democratic Movement (UDM), A
ANC concedes defeat in Nelson Mandela Bay
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
a multi-party coalition government with the United Democratic Movement (UDM), African Christian Democratic Party and Congress of the People. The party, allocated 57 seats after the elections, needed four for majority while the ANC required... Read more
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DW
South Africa's political parties form minority municipal administrations |first, ahead of anyone else," the DA leader said. Among the DA's future coalit
South Africa's political parties form minority municipal administrations |
DW / Posted 7 days ago
first, ahead of anyone else," the DA leader said. Among the DA's future coalition partners are the ANC splinter group Congress of the People and the Freedom Front Plus, a staunchly conservative party that champions the interests of South... Read more
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Eye Witness News
‘There’s still a dispute over Jo’burg mayoral candidate’support the DA when electing council leadership, but would not join a coalition
‘There’s still a dispute over Jo’burg mayoral candidate’
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
support the DA when electing council leadership, but would not join a coalition with the DA. Sitting with the leaders of Congress of the People, United Democratic Movement, Freedom Front Plus and African Christian Democratic Party, Maimane says... Read more
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iafrica.com
DA announces coalitionshis party will join forces with the United Democratic Movement, Freedom Front+,
DA announces coalitions
iafrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
his party will join forces with the United Democratic Movement, Freedom Front+, African Christian Democratic Party, and the Congress of the People, while some sort of agreement has been reached with the Inkatha Freedom party as well. “The DA is... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
DA announces coalition agreement with four opposition partiesas the party prepares to govern the capital‚ Tshwane and Nelson Mandela Bay in
DA announces coalition agreement with four opposition parties
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
as the party prepares to govern the capital‚ Tshwane and Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape. The parties are the Congress of the People‚ the United Democratic Movement‚ the African Christian Democratic Party and the Freedom Front... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
DA announces coalitionshis party will join forces with the United Democratic Movement, Freedom Front+,
DA announces coalitions
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 7 days ago
his party will join forces with the United Democratic Movement, Freedom Front+, African Christian Democratic Party, and the Congress of the People, while some sort of agreement has been reached with the Inkatha Freedom party as well. “The DA is... Read more
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Eye Witness News
DA enters into coalition with UDM, ACDP, IFP & Copehas entered into coalitions with several smaller parties including the United D
DA enters into coalition with UDM, ACDP, IFP & Cope
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
has entered into coalitions with several smaller parties including the United Democratic Movement, Freedom Front Plus, Congress of the People, African Christian Democratic Party and the Inkatha Freedom Party. The DA leader made the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Parties mum over Nelson Mandela Bay coalition plansneeds four seats for an outright majority. The Patriotic Alliance, The United
Parties mum over Nelson Mandela Bay coalition plans
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
needs four seats for an outright majority. The Patriotic Alliance, The United Front, the African Independent Congress and Congress of the People have formed an alliance to discuss coalitions with the ANC and the DA. The parties are meeting today... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
'Ideological differences' in coalition talks with EFF‚ says DAwould rely on support from smaller parties such as the African Christian Democr
'Ideological differences' in coalition talks with EFF‚ says DA
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
would rely on support from smaller parties such as the African Christian Democratic Party‚ United Democratic Movement‚ the Congress of the People and Freedom Front Plus‚ he said. Some of the major obstacles in talks with the EFF included the red... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
‘Ideological differences’ scuppered coalition talks with EFF, says DAwould rely on support from smaller parties such as the African Christian Democr
‘Ideological differences’ scuppered coalition talks with EFF, says DA
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
would rely on support from smaller parties such as the African Christian Democratic Party‚ United Democratic Movement‚ the Congress of the People and Freedom Front Plus‚ he said. Some of the major obstacles in talks with the EFF included the red... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Jordaan could hang on to Bay’s mayoral chain after DA-EFF talks collapseand the ANC 50. The EFF has six seats‚ the UDM has two seats‚ and the African I
Jordaan could hang on to Bay’s mayoral chain after DA-EFF talks collapse
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
and the ANC 50. The EFF has six seats‚ the UDM has two seats‚ and the African Independent Congress‚ United Front (UF)‚ the Congress of the People‚ the African Christian Democratic Party and the Patriotic Alliance one each. An executive mayor is... Read more
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iol.co.za
Alliance between ANC and workers union treacherous: Amcuat the Marikana commemorations. Programme director Amcu national treasurer Jim
Alliance between ANC and workers union treacherous: Amcu
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
at the Marikana commemorations. Programme director Amcu national treasurer Jimmy Gama introduced Maimane, Malema, Holomisa and Congress of the People leader Mosiuoa Lekota to the lively crowd. The widows of the deceased miners were also on the sta... Read more
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iol.co.za
EFF facing discontent in KZN ranksmembers to paying positions, and infighting was likely to set in. "This is the
EFF facing discontent in KZN ranks
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
members to paying positions, and infighting was likely to set in. "This is the beginning of the crumbling of the party. We saw that in Congress of the People, the NFP and many smaller parties. This is the beginning of their downfall," Madlala... Read more
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iol.co.za
We’re eating the ANC elephant piece by piece: MalemaMarikana commemorations. Programme director, Amcu national treasurer Jimmy Gam
We’re eating the ANC elephant piece by piece: Malema
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Marikana commemorations. Programme director, Amcu national treasurer Jimmy Gama introduced Maimane, Malema, Holomisa and Congress of the People leader Mosiuoa Lekota to the lively crowd. The Marikana koppie in the Nkaneng informal settlement... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Political parties wrap up coalition deals as Saturday deadline loomsThe Freedom Front Plus, African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP), Al Jama-ah,
Political parties wrap up coalition deals as Saturday deadline looms
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
The Freedom Front Plus, African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP), Al Jama-ah, the United Democratic Movement (UDM), the Congress of the People (COPE) and Patriotic Alliance (PA) have one seat each. The DA obtained 43.11% of the vote, the ANC... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
EFF will not form coalitions with either the DA or the ANCThe Freedom Front Plus‚ African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP)‚ Al Jama-ah‚
EFF will not form coalitions with either the DA or the ANC
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
The Freedom Front Plus‚ African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP)‚ Al Jama-ah‚ the United Democratic Movement (UDM)‚ the Congress of the People (COPE) and Patriotic Alliance (PA) have one seat each. Tshwane: The DA obtained 43.11% of the vote‚... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
EFF expected to announce coalition partner as parties wrap up deals ahead of deadlineThe Freedom Front Plus, African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP), Al Jama-ah,
EFF expected to announce coalition partner as parties wrap up deals ahead of deadline
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
The Freedom Front Plus, African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP), Al Jama-ah, the United Democratic Movement (UDM), the Congress of the People (COPE) and Patriotic Alliance (PA) have one seat each. The DA obtained 43.11% of the vote, the ANC... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Opposition parties united in mourning StofileThe Congress of the People (Cope) similarly lauded him as “one of the liberatio
Opposition parties united in mourning Stofile
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
The Congress of the People (Cope) similarly lauded him as “one of the liberation leaders who fought and made enormous sacrifices for the great freedom that we enjoy today”. The Democratic Alliance greeted the news “with sadness” and conveyed... Read more
9d
Daily Dispatch
Holomisa says electorate has instructed ‘all political parties to urgently converge under one roof’call — made in a letter posted on social media on Sunday – is aimed at all poli
Holomisa says electorate has instructed ‘all political parties to urgently converge under one roof’
Daily Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
call — made in a letter posted on social media on Sunday – is aimed at all political parties‚ but particularly at the Congress of the People‚ Economic Freedom Fighters and United Front. The convention would focus on the resolution of the land... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Holomisa says electorate has instructed ‘all political parties to urgently converge under one roof’call - made in a letter posted on social media on Sunday – is aimed at all poli
Holomisa says electorate has instructed ‘all political parties to urgently converge under one roof’
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
call - made in a letter posted on social media on Sunday – is aimed at all political parties‚ but particularly at the Congress of the People‚ Economic Freedom Fighters and United Front. The convention would focus on the resolution of the land... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Race for Nelson Mandela Bay not over yet‚ says Danny Jordaanwon 6 seats‚ the United Democratic Movement won 2 seats. One seat each went to
Race for Nelson Mandela Bay not over yet‚ says Danny Jordaan
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
won 6 seats‚ the United Democratic Movement won 2 seats. One seat each went to the African Christian Democratic Party‚ the African Independent Congress‚ the Congress of the People‚ the Patriotic Alliance and the United Front of the Easte... Read more
10d
The Trinidad Guardian
Gladiator calls Govt hypocritechairman Khadijah Ameen, Opposition MP Barry Padarath, UNC campaign manager Rod
Gladiator calls Govt hypocrite
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
chairman Khadijah Ameen, Opposition MP Barry Padarath, UNC campaign manager Rodney Charles, and former vice-chairman of the Congress of the People (COP) Nicole Dyer-Griffith. Jamaat al-Muslimeen leader Abu Bakr was also at the funeral, accompanied... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Only 2 hung municipal councils yet to be resolved in WCwhich represents three parties in Prince Albert, Beaufort West and Laingsburg.
Only 2 hung municipal councils yet to be resolved in WC
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 days ago
which represents three parties in Prince Albert, Beaufort West and Laingsburg. The party has also partnered with the Congress of the People in the Witzenberg council. The DA’s Jaco Londt says the party is still in negotiations regarding a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 11 August 2016from the ruling party. It explains that the decision makes small parties such a
African Press Review 11 August 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
from the ruling party. It explains that the decision makes small parties such as the United Democratic Movement, the Congress of the People Cope and the United Front, the most likely kingmakers in the political horse-trading taking... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Ex-ministers praise Manning’s legacyEstate, La Brea, was heavily protested against by environmentalists and the Opp
Ex-ministers praise Manning’s legacy
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
Estate, La Brea, was heavily protested against by environmentalists and the Opposition United National Congress and the Congress of the People. The protesters cited pollution and long-term illness. However, Abdul Hamid said it was part of a... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Newcomer KDF to decide who between the ANC and DA will lead the Karooby KDF at 5.18% (1 624 votes). After that came the Economic Freedom Fighters a
Newcomer KDF to decide who between the ANC and DA will lead the Karoo
Mail & Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
by KDF at 5.18% (1 624 votes). After that came the Economic Freedom Fighters at 1.37%, Freedom Front Plus at 0.72%, Congress of the People at 0.54%, the Pan Africanist Congress at 0.35%, the Independent Civic Organisation of South Africa at... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Coalition talks: Small parties throw big demands into the mixto a Facebook post by United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa, a meeti
Coalition talks: Small parties throw big demands into the mix
Daily Maverick / Posted 15 days ago
to a Facebook post by United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa, a meeting between his party, the EFF, Congress of the People and United Front developed a guide for negotiations with the ANC and DA. He wrote a long list of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Local Elections - Reasons for Each Party to Be Happy and Sadalso broke something of a South African political curse. New parties tend to fa
Local Elections - Reasons for Each Party to Be Happy and Sad
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
also broke something of a South African political curse. New parties tend to fare worse in their second election - the Congress of the People, the United Democratic Movement, and the Independent Democrats all serving as examples - but the EFF... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Major shift in South African politics as the DA breaks out of its Cape enclaveand even improving it slightly. Every previous breakaway or expulsion from the
Major shift in South African politics as the DA breaks out of its Cape enclave
Mail & Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
and even improving it slightly. Every previous breakaway or expulsion from the ANC – think United Democratic Movement and Congress of the People – shrank and shrank with every succeeding election. The DA strikes out east and north This would... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
‘Come clean on Rowley’s health’statements set off vast speculation in the ruling People’s National Movement an
‘Come clean on Rowley’s health’
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
statements set off vast speculation in the ruling People’s National Movement and T&T quarters. Yesterday, Congress of the People leader Dr Anirudh Mahabir, at a media briefing following his first council meeting, said he’d noted... Read more
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Eye Witness News
SA pokes fun at possible political parties' coalitionsIf You Think You're Lonely Now, making reference to the Economic Freedom Fighte
SA pokes fun at possible political parties' coalitions
Eye Witness News / Posted 17 days ago
If You Think You're Lonely Now, making reference to the Economic Freedom Fighters stance about the African National Congress. Whitney Houston's I Have Nothing has been used to explain the position which the ACDP and Congress of the People... Read more
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