Thursday, 09 August 2019

Qwaqwa: During the by-elections contested yesterday in the Free State, ten (10) independent candidates won seats from the African National Congress (ANC) and the ANC retained five (5) seats gained in the 2016 Municipal Elections.

The ten wards went to its former members who stood as independents.

The ten (10) new independent councillors are:

1. Matshidiso Augustina Mofokeng Tsoeu in Ward 07 in the Maluti A Phofung Municipality – FS194.

2. Mojalefa Ishmael Naledi in Ward 10 in the Maluti A Phofung Municipality – FS194.

3. Joseph Rantsane in Ward 11 in the Maluti A Phofung Municipality – FS194.

4. Isaak Nare Ramohloki in Ward 20 in the Maluti A Phofung Municipality – FS194.

5. Diphapang Elias Sefatsa in Ward 23 in the Maluti A Phofung Municipality – FS194.

6. Shashapa Joshua Motaung in Ward 24 in the Maluti A Phofung Municipality – FS194.

7. Nqhae Raphael Mokoena in Ward 26 in the Maluti A Phofung Municipality – FS194.

8. Mafole John Ralethohlane in Ward 29 in the Maluti A Phofung Municipality – FS194.

9. Tjopo Gilbert Mokotso in Ward 31 in the Maluti A Phofung Municipality – FS194.

10. Teboho Rymond Mohlekwa in Ward 34 in the Maluti A Phofung Municipality – FS194.

The five (5) new ANC councillors are:

1. Mandlenkosi Wiseman Dlamini in Ward 01 in the Maluti A Phofung Municipality – FS194.

2. Tobatsi David Moloi in Ward 08 in the Maluti A Phofung Municipality – FS194.

3. Thabo Zachia Macholo in Ward 15 in the Maluti A Phofung Municipality – FS194.

4. Mokete Petrus Moahi in Ward 16 in the Maluti A Phofung Municipality – FS194.

5. Lerato Bernard Sesoai in Ward 18 in the Maluti A Phofung Municipality – FS194.

Issued by IEC South Africa