South Africa election: What time do polls close today? When can we expect a result?

- | 6 months ago

These national and provincial elections are important for South Africa for a number of reasons.

The South Africa election today is the first since former president Jacob Zuma resigned, leaving acting president Cyril Ramaphosa to prove he could manage the mess left behind and restore the African National Congress to its former glory. The African National Congress (ANC), which led the fight against apartheid, has governed the country since 1994.

But support for the ANC has eroded as large inequalities have remained.

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