Eric Naki
Political Editor
2 minute read
7 Dec 2021
5:15 am

Political parties hit snags in coalition talks

Eric Naki

Patriotic Alliance (PA) insists that the DA must give it four executive positions in the Gauteng metros or no deal.

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While ActionSA and the Democratic Alliance (DA) were still in discussions and keeping a “media blockout”, Gayton McKenzie’s Patriotic Alliance (PA) insists that the DA must give it four executive positions in the Gauteng metros or no deal. After talks between the DA and PA deadlocked over its demands for two mayoral executive committee positions in Johannesburg and one each for Ekurhuleni and Tshwane, the DA turned to ActionSA with the hope of clinchinga coalition deal. But the talks were difficult as the DA had to satisfy not just ActionSA and PA, but also the other smaller parties. ALSO READ:...