2021 Local Elections

2021 ELECTIONS

ANC feels the squeeze by EFF in Ekurhuleni while DA makes gains in Nelson Mandela Bay

South African supporters of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party dance outside a polling station during the local government elections in Cape Town, South Africa, 01 November 2021. (Photo: EPA-EFE/NIC BOTHMA)

8.05am: Quick morning updates from Daily Maverick analyst.

As counting continues in the sixth democratic local government elections, early indications are that the ANC has lost substantial ground to the DA and EFF in Ekurhuleni. This could potentially lead to a hung council in the Gauteng municipality.

Meanwhile, in the Eastern Cape, the DA has snatched Ward 31 from the ANC.

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