South African president and leader of the victorious ANC, Jacob Zuma, casts his vote in Ntolwane, rural KwaZulu Natal province on Wednesday. Photo: AP
South African president and leader of the victorious ANC, Jacob Zuma, casts his vote in Ntolwane, rural KwaZulu Natal province on Wednesday. Photo: AP

Ruling ANC party gets ‘overwhelming mandate’ from South African voters

African National Congress secures healthy majority in elections but sees its proportion of the vote diminish as opposition parties improve their poll standings

South African president and leader of the victorious ANC, Jacob Zuma, casts his vote in Ntolwane, rural KwaZulu Natal province on Wednesday. Photo: AP
South African president and leader of the victorious ANC, Jacob Zuma, casts his vote in Ntolwane, rural KwaZulu Natal province on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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