KwaZulu-Natal: ANC win rural KZN ward off IFP, while red berets make their mark in eThekwini 

By-elections take on extra significance from now, with the date for the country’s local elections set for 27 October. The announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa was made on the same day as 14 by-elections were held, including KwaZulu-Natal, where there were a few dramatic shifts.