ANC open to coalition talks with EFF in the E Cape

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The African National Congress (ANC) in the Eastern Cape says their doors are open to hold discussions with the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) for a possible coalition government in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.

This comes after EFF leader Julius Malema announced in Parliament on Tuesday that his party intends tabling a motion of no confidence against Democratic Alliance (DA) Mayor Athol Trollip in April.

ANC provincial chair Oscar Mabuyane says this will serve the best interests of the people of the metro.

Mabuyane says, “Yes, we are definitely looking forward to this offer but it is not really a formal offer because we read about it on social media. But, if it comes it is something worth considering working with other political parties. We have been co-coordinating, it is what we call a black caucus, in that space and found that, that area is not properly governed, it is not properly led…”