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South African ANC hovers around two-thirds mark : Elections: News: News24


The results for the south African elections are looking clearer as clearly the ANC has scored a victory despite the deep unhappiness in regard to corruption and doubts concerning Jacob Zuma. The opposition has gained: the Western Cape is the scene of victory for the Democratic Alliance; COPE hasn’t done as well as expected:

NEWS 24 za: “Johannesburg – The African National Congress looked set for a two-thirds majority as vote counting passed the halfway mark on Thursday and future president Jacob Zuma celebrated victory with fireworks in Johannesburg.

By 21:50, the ruling party had 7 484 389 (66.52%) of the 11 250 943 votes counted. Earlier, with just over 10 million votes counted, the ANC had 66.85% of the vote.

The Democratic Alliance was in second place with 16%, its strongest performance yet.

DA leader Helen Zille said she was delighted with her party’s showing but worried at the prospect of the ANC retaining its two-thirds majority and with it the power to amend the Constitution…”

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via ANC hovers around two-thirds mark : Elections: News: News24.

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