This was confirmed by ANC provincial secretary Lulama Ngcukayitobi shortly after his death.
The ANC lost all metros in Gauteng and could possibly lose eThekwini when the council sits today.
DA’s second victory in the municipality after its councillor Raymond Dhlamini was elected Speaker of Council earlier today.
He gave an interview to the New York Times earlier this year but has not yet made any public appearance speaking directly to Libyans.
The government, therefore “withdraws its support” following the organisers’ “intransigence” and “disregard of advice”.
Board members must reflect the demographics and geographical spread of South Africa and are appointed for a term of three years.
Eskom said, Stage 2 load shedding would continue from Friday as previously communicated.
The final results for the 2021 local government elections will be announced Thursday evening.
It is understood that if an agreement is clinched, the ANC will run the City of Joburg while the DA will be in charge of Tshwane.
Mr Magashule and his 15 co-accused are back at the Free state high court over the asbestos corruption case.