ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

08-May-2019 to 17:41

There will be no surprises in these elections – Zuma

APA-Durban (South Africa) — Former president Jacob Zuma has said that he did not anticipate any upsets in the 2019 general elections whose polling day was held on Wednesday, with his ruling African National Congress expected to win the majority votes.

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08-May-2019 to 17:23

SA poll winners have huge responsibility to live up to expectations - Mbeki

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Former president Thabo Mbeki on Wednesday urged whichever party wins the 2019 national and local government elections should live up to expectations of the electorate by addressing issues of poverty.

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08-May-2019 to 17:02

S/Africa: Opposition leaders flock to polls, express hope of better days ahead

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s opposition party leaders were among the first group of voters to cast their ballots at various voting stations in Soweto and other parts of the country.

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08-May-2019 to 12:45

Things will get better in S/Africa if Ramaphosa keeps pledge – De Klerk

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Former South African president FW de Klerk on Wednesday threw his weight behind President Cyril Ramaphosa in his efforts to uplift the nation if the ruling party retains power following the 2019 elections.

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08-May-2019 to 12:31

S/Africa: Ramaphosa casts vote, says poll reminiscent of 1994

APA-Soweto (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa returned to his childhood home in Soweto to cast his vote, and likened Wednesday’s Election Day to that of the first democratic election in 1994, after witnessing the high voter turnout at voting stations across the country.

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08-May-2019 to 12:18

S/Africans vote in national and provincial elections

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Most voting stations in Pretoria opened on time Wednesday morning as voting got off to a smooth start at the Wonder Park voting station in the north of the capital, where voters started queuing as early in the morning.

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08-May-2019 to 08:27

ANC faces acid test in South Africa elections

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Millions of South Africans are heading to the polls on Wednesday in crucial elections that pose one of the sternest tests for the ruling African National Congress in power since the end of apartheid in 1994.

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