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Who is Mpho Phalatse: Six things to know about the new Joburg Mayor

Having served the City of Joburg’s Health MMC beneath Herman Mashaba, this virtually isn’t Mpho Phalatse’s first rodeo

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The DA’s Mpho Phalatse has made records by becoming the first lady mayor withinside the City of Johannesburg. Phalatse gained by a convincing margin – bagging a hundred and forty-four votes even as the ANC’s Mpho Moerane handiest controlled to acquire 121.

The DA’s candidate Vasco da Gama was the elected speaker. Da Gama, who was withinside the put up between 2016 and 2019, acquired 147 votes even as the ANC’s Eunice Mgcina were given 118.

The DA makes a comeback in Joburg, a way to assist from the EFF and actions.

Phalatse has admitted that she hadn’t expected rising success withinside the election for mayor, specifically given the truth that coalition talks among the DA and actions, Freedom Front Plus, ACDP, and UDM didn’t quite do so well.

While this isn’t Phalatse’s first rodeo (she was Joburg’s MMC for Health beneath neath Mashaba ), what else is there to know about her?


1.Phalatse is a certified medical doctor – she studied at the Sefako Makgatho University and MEDUNSA and did her internship at Tembisa Hospital in 2005. She then did network carrier in Hammanskraal, wherein she supplied offerings at Jubilee Hospital in addition to diverse clinics withinside the area.

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2.She was born and raised in Tshwane – having been raised by her grandmother in Hebron and staying together along with her parents, each of whom have been educators, in Mabopane.

3.Phalatse is likewise a Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME) with the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME).

4.After venturing into the enterprise world, she determined to go back to healthcare by registering for an MMed in Public Health Medicine at Wits University in 2011. The choice was stimulated by the poverty Phalatse noticed in underdeveloped villages withinside the North-West.

5. She is a single mother of 3 children (5 years old, 1 1, and 18)

6. Her favorite food consist of chicken ‘hardbody’ and brown pap

Content created and supplied by: Pamela (via Opera News )

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