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JJ TABANE | Pact is likely to materialise on the moon

It was convenient for the DA and the EFF to work together under Mashaba. What is different on a national stage?

21 August 2023 - 20:35 By JJ Tabane

The multiparty charter coalition agreement signed last week by seven political parties makes for an interesting political development. It seems to me this was the DA’s best shot to remain relevant ahead of a possible decline in the next elections. To assess the possible success, we only have the last poll as a point of reference. The DA declined at the polls, including its backyard province of the Western Cape. The FF plus ate into the support base of the DA, so what better strategy than to confuse the voter to see them as one block?..

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