ANC Beats Coalition Deadline In Hung Municipalities

ANC Beats Coalition Deadline In Hung Municipalities - SurgeZirc SA
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SurgeZirc SA reports that the African National Congress (ANC) has announced that coalition agreements with other political parties in hung municipalities have been finalized.

The African National Congress (ANC) made this known in a statement issued on Thursday stating that the party national executive committee will converge this weekend to discuss its report on potential coalition agreements in hung municipalities.

The ANC which has been faced with a lot of internal crises has emerged as the surprise party to finalize its coalition agreement with other political parties in hung municipalities.

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“We’ve been encouraged by the positive nature of the discourse we held with other political parties. We are happy that most hung municipalities will now take the next step to establish councils.

“Our relationship with other political parties brings together organizations who are steeped in putting people first. We have also agreed with the IFP in KZN that where they are in the majority they will govern and where the ANC is the majority, we will govern,” the statement read.

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This week saw the party turn down coalition proposals of the Economic Freedom Fighters – while the Democratic Alliance and ActionSA swore to never work with it.

The Patriotic Alliance has also announced it has an agreement with the ANC across the country – although the party’s statement is silent on this development.

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