Coalition talks: Maturity of political parties put to the test


With big and small political parties having been quite stubborn in their respective positions in coalition talks, voters have thrown them into a political quandary, a political analyst said on Monday. Except for the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), parties have locked themselves into the idea of using coalitions to keep the ANC from power, even though voters have not given them that mandate. Hung municipalities Last weekend, Gauteng MEC for human settlements, urban planning and cooperative governance and traditional affairs Lebogang Maile said the local government elections had produced 10 hung councils out of the 11 in Gauteng. He said:…

Source: citizen