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Local ANC member successfully sues for redress after being overlooked

Court ruling topples Lepelle-Nkumpi mayor

The Lepelle-Nkumpi local municipality in Limpopo has been thrown into disarray after a high court ruling that declared election of the current mayor unlawful.

The court ruled in favour of a local ANC member, Lehlaga Mphahlele, who contested mayor Merriam Molala's nomination and subsequent appointment on the basis that she had been parachuted into the party list of councillors...

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