Despite 'infighting', ANC retains Mamusa council

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- news24.com | a month ago

Despite "infighting" among its councillors leading to the dissolution of the Mamusa Municipality in North West, the ANC retained control of the council after Wednesday's by-elections, while the EFF increased its support.

The FF Plus took a ward from the DA, but the two parties remain with one seat each in the council after the proportional votes were taken into consideration. The ANC retained the eight wards they held before the council was dissolved and won two seats on the proportional list, compared to the three they won in the 2016 municipal elections.

This gave them a majority of 10 seats in the 18-seat council.

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