Are coalitions the way forward?
As the municipal election race heats up independent candidates and new political parties are appearing more determined to get a seat at the local government table.
There's a sense we might be on the brink of electoral reform. Well, one analyst believes coalitions are the future of local government.
Makhosini Mgitywa a political commentator explained to us how these coalitions can work especially since we've seen them fail in the past.