Rustenburg Council off to a rocky start
There are reports of violence between supporters of the ANC and the EFF outside the Rustenburg Civic Centre.
According to police ANC supporters tried to force their way in as police pushed them out of the hall.
This is where the first council meeting is taking place to vote for the mayor, speaker and chief whip.
The ANC has 43 seats and the opposition parties have 46 seats.
The council meeting has however convened peacefully and 89 councillors have been sworn in.