When Wedding Bells Ring: Coalitions with(out) concord: Analysis of South Africa’s 2021 local elections and coalitions
14 December 2021
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Join MISTRA at the next Business Day DialoguesLIVE, in partnership with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung South Africa (FES), with a diverse group of panelists, including Professor Susan Booysen, Joel Netshitenzhe, Advocate Jennica Beukes and Professor Mcebisi Ndletyana as they launch MISTRA’s report on When Wedding Bells Ring: Coalitions with(out) concord: Analysis of South Africa’s 2021 local elections and coalitions.
South Africa conducted its sixth set of municipal elections since the start of the democratic era (and the introduction of democratically elected local government in 2000) on 1 November 2021. 27 years into South African multiparty democracy, the 2021 local government elections revealed remarkable declines in levels of participation generally.
The analysis and report of the study assess three main objectives: