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ANC still in talks with other parties over possible coalitions

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The African National Congress (ANC) says its negotiation team led by Head of Policy and former Minister Jeff Radebe is still busy with parties who are keen to work in coalitions with the party in the 66 hung councils across the country.

This emerged at the special ANC national executive committee (NEC) meeting at Irene outside Pretoria.

The ANC has failed to secure enough votes to form governments in key municipalities including six metros after the local government elections.

It is now racing to identify which parties are interested after ActionSA and the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) openly said they would not work with the ANC.

ANC deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte explains in the video below:

Earlier on Sunday, the IFP announced that it has also established a team that will work on establishing the party’s role in the hung municipalities where it has the highest number of votes.

The party retained 13 municipalities largely in the northern parts of the province.

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