ANC gave another good showing in this week’s by-elections

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ANC gave another good showing in this week’s by-elections

It nabs five new wards and retains 12, as the DA downplays its loss of an outright majority in Oudtshoorn

Political reporter

The ANC has again emerged as the biggest winner in this year’s second by-elections after it clinched five new wards and retained 12.

In Wednesday’s by-elections, 24 wards were up for grabs across 17 municipalities. The ANC only lost one ward, in Overstrand municipality in the Western Cape, to the Land Party.

Its most effective victory was in Oudtshoorn municipality in the Western Cape, where the party won two wards from the DA, leading to the party losing its outright majority in the council...

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