Political parties hold final rallies ahead of May 8 elections


- citizen.co.za | 6 months ago

South Africa’s three top political parties, the Democratic Alliance (DA), Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), and the African National Congress (ANC) will hold rallies this weekend in Johannesburg in a final push to lure voters ahead of next week’s general elections.

At least 26,756,898 million South Africans are eligible to vote on May 8. The ANC and the EFF will hold rallies on the same day on Sunday.

Ellis Park Stadium, the venue for the ANC’s “Siyanqoba” rally, accommodates 60,000 people while the adjacent Johannesburg stadium, to be used as an overflow venue, has a 37,000 capacity.

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