EFF set for official opposition spot in three provinces

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) are confident of becoming the official opposition party in three provinces; Mpumalanga, Limpopo and North West.

Although the party - which was started in 2013 and is contesting in its second general elections - had not reached the number of votes they had hoped for nationally by 11pm when 68% of voting districts had been counted, they had shown growth in the provinces. The preliminary results showed that they are likely to retain their position in the North West while gaining two more provinces.

"We're happy, it looks like we're going to be the official opposition in three of the provinces, retaining the North West and Limpopo and now it looks like we might be adding Mpumalanga to that.

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