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Vol 64 No 8

Published 13th April 2023

South Africa

Doubts greet the DA's 'moonshot' coalition

Light on policy, the biggest opposition party will have to work harder to beat the African National Congress

Just three days after John Steenhuisen, newly re-elected leader of the opposition Democratic Alliance, announced a 'moonshot pact' with other parties ahead of the 2024 elections, the DA was unable to wrestle any council seats away from the ruling African National Congress in by-elections.

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