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DA's Randall Williams elected mayor of Tshwane

DA's Randall Williams elected mayor of Tshwane

JOHANNESBURG - The City of Tshwane has a new mayor.

The Democratic Alliance (DA)’s Randall Williams has been elected the new mayor of the embattled municipality.

The election comes eight months after the last gathering of the council, which has been in turmoil due to disagreements between political parties.

The city is governed by the DA through a coalition after all political parties failed to gain a majority vote during the 2016 local government elections.

Williams said that he did not take his new role for granted.

His appointment comes after the courts reversed the provincial government's decision to place the metro under administration and dissolve its council.

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