Young people were prominent among the new members of the Western Cape legislature sworn in last week. The DA retains its majority in the 42-seat chamber with 24 seats, the ANC holds eight seats, the PA three, the EFF two and the other five are shared by minor parties with one each.

Premier Alan Winde emphasised the importance of giving young people a chance, saying they will “shape our next 30 years of democracy”. ..

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