The Pan Africanist Congress’ Narius Moloto says he will appeal against the Independent Electoral Commission’s decision to recognise the leader of one of the two factions of the party.
The IEC has confirmed that it recognises the Mzwanele Nyhontso faction of the PAC, this follows internal party leadership squabbles that saw the party heading to the courts in a bid to resolve the issue.
The IEC in the Free State says despite experiencing a few challenges Maluti-a-Phofung municipal by-elections went according to plan.
The largest by-election window since the 2016 Local Government Elections is taking place across South Africa on Wednesday, according to the Independent Electoral Commission.
Twenty-seven municipal ward by-elections will be held in eight provinces on Wednesday. The by-elections will be contested by 105 candidates from 15 political parties and five independent candidates.