BIG MOMENTS: The story of the 2019 general election

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South Africa is on the edge of another five-year political cycle where heroes and saviours, crooks and villains and party spats and splits will be part of our national staple.

The IEC's Results Operational Centre on Saturday morning was largely deserted as battle-weary party agents, IEC officials and journalists made their way back to the cavernous hall with the casino-like atmosphere where the coup de grace was about to be delivered. But whatever happens in the next five years, it will all be based on events at the ROC over the last couple of days.

ANC's slide continuesThe governing party, which has secured enormous majorities since 1994, is now firmly in the sights of opposition parties.

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