South Africa’s unemployment rate rose by half a percentage point to 27.6 percent, official data showed on Tuesday, underlining the challenge facing President Cyril Ramaphosa after his African National Congress (ANC) government won elections last week.
Former President Jacob Zuma has cast his ballot in his hometown at Ntolwane Primary School Voting station in Nkandla, in northern KwaZulu Natal.
The African Transformation Movement (ATM) has denied allegations that the party is linked to former president Jacob Zuma and ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule.
Former president Jacob Zuma has called on voters to trust the ANC. He addressed party supporters on Sunday as the ANC wrapped up its election campaign with the Siyanqoba Rally in Pietermaritzburg.
Former African National Congress (ANC) president Jacob Zuma has urged South Africans to turnout in their numbers and vote for the ANC.