Emotions run high in Dr. Ruth Segomotsi Municipality after EFF councillor elected mayor

26 November 2021, 8:30 PM
Tensions ran high at Vryburg in the North West following outbursts by members of the public after the election of an Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Councillor Tebogo Babuile as the executive mayor of the Dr. Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality.
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