The Pretoria High Court has granted an interim order to the Democratic Alliance (DA), setting aside the removal of the Tshwane mayor and speaker.
The Democratic Alliance is drawing up legal documents to challenge the appointment of Economic Freedom Fighters acting speaker, Obakeng Ramabodu as well as all the decisions taken after his appointment as Speaker in the Tshwane Council.
Political analyst Dirk Kotze says new Johannesburg Mayor Geoff Makhubo’s links with the controversial Gupta family are factors that could come back to haunt him.
Nelson Mandela Bay Executive Mayor Mongameli Bobani says his coalition running the metro was decided at national level and therefore regional efforts will not succeed.
Political analyst Ralph Mathekga says the return of Helen Zille as the DA’s Federal Council chairperson has put the party at a disadvantage.