uMgeni duo makes history
They could be called the future of South Africa politics.
New Mayor of the uMgeni local municipality Christopher Pappas, and his Deputy Sandile Mnikathi are from the DA. They are just 30 and 26 years old, respectively.
It was a landslide win for them in the 2021 local government elections, with their age and differences making them a standout.
We spoke to the pair about their backgrounds.