IFP spokesperson Mkhuleko Hlengwa, speaking to CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters said that he hoped the numbers would pick up as vote counting progressed. The party came into the election on the back foot after a number of setbacks, but the work they have put in is beginning to pay off and this is being reflected in the numbers, he said. They also spoke about the youth representation in the vote, leadership plans for the party and the IFP’s position on coalitions.
As the markets opened on the 9th of May, CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi was at the JSE to find out from Henry Biddlecombe, Analyst at Anchor Capital, how he thought the markets would respond to the election outcomes. He outlined three possible scenarios.
As results of South Africa’s 2019 national elections trickle in CNBC Africa caught up with Ernest Mamba, IRC President of one of the new political party contesting, to talk about the elections and claims that voting was not free and fair.
As South Africans head to the polls to vote in the country’s sixth national elections; CNBC Africa joins a focus group of young university graduates in Johannesburg, to chat and find out their voting behaviour.
With 48 parties contesting the elections, Dakota Legoete, acting spokesperson for the ANC, says everyone is going for the ruling party's jugular vein. He spoke to CNBC Africa’s Karabo Letlhatlha earlier, explaining that the ANC had led a one of the strongest campaigns, and the party was confident of a positive outcome in the election.
Bobby Motaung, Kaizer Chiefs Manager is voting for continuity, for coming together and building the country. He spoke to CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters in Hougton. Most important for him is that leaders will work together in Parliament for the good of the country.
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