ANC loses eight KwaZulu-Natal legislature seats

- | 7 months ago

The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) announced the official national and provincial results in Pretoria on Saturday night.

KwaZulu-Natal is an ANC stronghold and wields significant sway in decision making at a national level. It is also the home to former president Jacob Zuma.

The ANC won 52 seats in the 2014 general election, the highest it has ever achieved since taking over governance of the province from the Inkatha Freedom Party in 2004.

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