ANC heads towards re-election in South African elections

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- en.rfi.fr | 2 months ago

The ANC held an unbeatable lead with 57.

73 percent of the votes after 95 percent of voting districts were officially tallied following Wednesday's vote. That means they will be mathematically assured more than 50 percent of votes cast in the final official tally, which due to be announced Saturday, and a similar proportion of parliamentary seats.

The ANC has been in power since 1994 but the result would be the party's worst national showing since Nelson Mandela led the party to victory in the first multi-racial polls after apartheid ended in 1994.

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