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Tonight on the Service Delivery Gauge with Sakina Kamwendo, the team hosts South African Local Government Association (SALGA) COO, Lance Joel for a closer look at the implications of the 2021 Local Government Election results.

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The South African Communist Party (SACP) says South Africans are in for a very rocky and unstable local government in all the hung metros in Gauteng. SACP General Secretary, Blade Nzimande says the signs of instability are already there with the Democratic Alliance (DA) failing to announce Mayoral Committee members in all three Gauteng metros. Coalition talks between smaller parties and the DA are still underway with ActionSA also wanting a slice of the cake. Nzimande says instability and chaos are going to be
Democratic Alliance (DA) councillor Marlene van Staden has been re-elected Mayor of the Modimolle-Mookgophong hung Municipality in Limpopo through the flipping of a coin. The council considered the toss of a coin to determine the Mayor after voting ended in a tie for the fifth time. The African National Congress (ANC) has 14 seats and the opposition parties, Democratic Alliance (DA), Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and FF Plus also have 14 seats combined. The council sitting is continuing as the election of the chief