May best party win mayorship

Contrary to the oft-quoted saying that “a week is a long time in politics”, newly elected executive mayor of the City of Joburg, Mpho Moerane, doesn't have, in literally a month, enough time to make much of a difference.

Moerane is the fourth mayor to be tasked with running the city since the last local government elections. His immediate predecessor, Jolidee Matongo, tragically died in a car crash about a month ago, having himself just succeeded Geoff Makhubo, who died of Covid-19 complications...

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