Herman Mashaba’s resignation as Johannesburg mayor has put the spotlight on the marriage of two unlikely bedfellows, the DA and EFF. The parties are diametrically opposed to each other in every respect, so a coalition between the two seemed impossible. Mashaba single-handedly managed this arrangement to the point where EFF leader Julius Malema heaped praises on the DA mayor.  

The DA has announced its candidate for the position but early celebrations came to an abrupt end when the red berets announced the party will field its own candidate for the post. All that is needed now is support from the ANC and the DA will be out in the cold...

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