The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal will not be fielding a premier candidate during the first sitting of the provincial legislature but will instead support one from a coalition partner which received a larger share of the votes, provincial secretary Bheki Mtolo said.

This is as political parties are yet to conclude coalition discussions before the June 16 deadline. Business Day understands the province is likely to be led by an IFP, ANC and DA tie-up or an uMkhonto weSizwe (MK), EFF and National Freedom Party (NFP) working arrangement. ..

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