ANC survives local polls better than DA
Both parties have been plagued by controversies, but the opposition seems to have taken the biggest hit as it loses wards
The DA has emerged as the biggest loser and ANC the biggest winner during by-elections held on Wednesday.
Forty by-elections were held across the country, which saw the DA suffer a political blow after losing four wards.
This comes as the DA has long been plagued by several controversies, including its stance on policies on race and most recently news that some of its leaders have been lying about their academic qualifications...