The DA and ANC emerged as the biggest winners of municipal ward by-elections in four provinces on Wednesday as the country’s two biggest political parties retained their seats.

Overall, the DA obtained a total of 7,337 votes (52.6%), enabling it to retain one seat in the Western Cape, one in Mpumalanga, and two in Gauteng, while the ANC trailed with 3,386 votes (24.2%), retaining one seat in Limpopo and another one in Mpumalanga...

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