Mxolisi Kaunda was finally sworn in as mayor of eThekwini Municipality.
His deputy will be Belinda Scott and the new speaker of the municipality,will be Weziwe Thusi.
The voting tally was as follow:
Mxolisi Kaunda-108 Nicole Graham 82
ANC Belinda Scott- 115 DA -Thabani Mthethwa-81
ANC Mkhize-126 AIC- Mhlanga-74
This follows a postponement last week when the incumbent,Zandile Gumede withdrew her resignation from the post.
The ANC has since upheld the decision that Gumede and the entire council's executive committee stepped down from leadership posts.
She is currently fighting corruption charges relating to a R208 million over Solid Waste tender scandal and She is expected to continue as an ordinary councillor.