The DA’s Nqaba Bhanga was re-elected mayor of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality in the Eastern Cape. The municipality’s speaker, Buyelwa Mafaya, made the announcement on Thursday.
Bhanga was elected mayor in December, but the Eastern Cape Cooperative Governance Minister declared this invalid.
The two landed up in court. The metro is being run as a coalition government between the DA, UDM, Cope, UF and AIC parties.
In other news – Legendary singer Sibongile Khumalo has died #RIPSibongileKhumalo
World-renowned musician Sibongile Khumalo has passed away, at the age of 63. The Soweto-born singer made a profound impact on South Africa and the world.
From humble beginnings as a music teacher, she went on to earn the Order of Ikhamanga in Silver, for her contribution to
arts and culture in the musical fields of jazz and opera. Learn more