ANC takes strong lead, DA trails far behind while EFF powers on

- | 10 months ago

Jessie Duarte, the ANC deputy secretary general, said the partial results were neither a “disappointment” nor a “surprise”.

“What I think is important to recognise is the deepening of our democracy,” she said at the IEC in Pretoria. The party that wins the most seats in parliament selects the country’s president, who will be sworn in on May 25.

“This is an election that will really offer the ANC a last chance to kickstart economic growth,” said analyst Daniel Silke.

read full story