POLL: What do you think about the DA joining the GNU with ANC, IFP, and PA?

South Africa’s second-largest political party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), has joined the African National Congress (ANC), Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), and Patriotic Alliance (PA) in forming a Government of National Unity (GNU), Business Tech reports. Announced by DA leader John Steenhuisen at the National Assembly’s first sitting on June 14th, the coalition will control 272 out of 400 parliamentary seats, collaborating to elect key officials, including President Cyril Ramaphosa and speaker Thoko Didiza. The GNU agreement, soon to be public, outlines executive decision-making processes, conflict resolution mechanisms, and guidelines for policymaking and budget finalization.

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