The African National Congress (ANC) and the African Independent Congress (AIC) tightens the coalition agreement following rumours of disagreements and possible termination of coalition.
The two parties have met today to discuss promises and commitments made when the parties entered into a coalition agreement following the 2016 Local Government Elections in August 2016.
Outcomes of the meeting:
- Parties have agreed on political cooperation in the national interest with specific reference to Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Rustenburg Local Municipality, Umkhanyakude District Municipality and other municipalities where both parties have representation.
- The parties have further committed themselves to a roadmap which outlines the proposed constitutional demarcation process to incorporate Matatiele Local Municipality in the Eastern Cape into KwaZulu-Natal province.
- The opening of an Agricultural College in Matatiele Adjunct of Maluti
- The tarring of all Provincial rural roads with specific reference to the roads connecting Lesotho and South Africa resulting in Matatiele being declared a nodal point