Tag Archives: EFF

Cape Town: post-election analysis

23 August 2016

(Note: this article first appeared here) Introduction The City of Cape Town metro was once a fiercely contested battleground. Control of the metro changed hands a few times between 2000 and 2007, with various ANC-led and DA-led coalitions holding power at different points.

Municipal by-elections: July 22 results

23 July 2015

Wednesday’s municipal by-elections had just enough incident and spectacle to hold the interest of the casual observer. The ANC lost another KwaZulu-Natal ward to the IFP and the DA came agonisingly close to winning back a Western Cape ward (and possibly the whole municipality) from the ANC.

The EFF in Gauteng Part 5: Summary

15 April 2015

So, after a whirlwind through the cities of Gauteng (and obligatory music pun) what can we say about the EFF’s chances in the province in next year’s municipal elections?

The EFF in Gauteng Part 4: Tshwane

14 April 2015

For the third and final Gauteng metro we’ll take a look at the capital city, Tshwane. Just as in Johannesburg, there are pockets of EFF support dotted around the metro and, just like Johannesburg, there aren’t any easy ward victories for the part.