The decision, if it holds, by Patriotic Alliance (PA) leader Gayton McKenzie to support a motion to remove the newly minted but hopelessly inappropriate Joburg mayor, Thapelo Amad, and its esurient and duplicitous speaker, Colleen Makhubele, may be a big moment in our politics.

Over the weekend the ANC was trying hard to persuade McKenzie not to pull out of the coalition the ANC and the EFF lead in Joburg. They depend on the PA to keep them there...

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