After much haggling with the DA, Gauteng premier Panyaza Lesufi formed a government without the second-largest party in the province. This opens a new chapter of uncertainty for the province, which generates about 40% of the nation’s GDP.

Owing, in the main, to a failure to reach an agreement about the portfolios on offer, the DA, which voted for Lesufi as premier and for the provincial speaker, has now withdrawn Refiloe Nt’sekhe as deputy speaker...

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