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The Democratic Alliance in Limpopo is pleased to announce that Councillor Tokkie Swanepoel has been elected as Mayor of Thabazimbi Local Municipality during the inaugural council sitting today. (See photo here.)

Councillor Butana Tlhlabadira of the TFSD has been elected as Speaker and Councillor Catherine Sikwane of the TRA has been elected as Chief Whip.

The DA has 5 key priorities:

  • Building safer communities
  • Better waste management and protecting the environment
  • Creating a transparent and responsive government
  • Creating jobs and growing the economy
  • Infrastructure maintenance and investment

The DA together with the FF+, the EFF, the TRA and the TFSD is committed to put the residents of Thabazimbi first.

All matters before council will be dealt with item by item to ensure the best outcome for service delivery.

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