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S/Africa 2021 Election: KZN Police Investigating Cases Of Assault, Intimidation On ANC Party Agents Allegedly Assaulted At Msinga Voting Station

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In Maruleng municipality, which includes areas like Hoedspruit, the ANC maintained its 15-seat majority.

What is interesting is that the EFF and the DA have lost a seat each since 2016. EFF now has two seats, independent candidates have two seats, Civic Warriors three, DA two, and FF Plus, one seat. The FF Plus did not have a seat here in 2016.

In Musina, the ANC maintained its majority, with one extra seat from 18 in 2016, to 19. The DA lost support in the area, moving from second place and losing one seat. The second-largest party in Musina is the EFF who have two seats. The FF Plus gained a seat here.

ANC support dropped deep below 50% in the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal.

Read Also: 2021 South Africa Election : DA Retains Its Majority In Midvaal Local Municipality

The province was once considered the heartland of ANC support.

KwaZulu-Natal has been beset by service delivery failures, ANC factional battles, political killings, corruption, and, more recently, looting and civil unrest.

However,KZN police are investigating cases of assault and intimidation after ANC party agents were allegedly assaulted at the Msinga voting station on Monday.

The party agents, Nkosi Phungula, Thembisile Phungula, and Nonsikelelo Mdletshe claim to have been hit in the face by a ward councillor candidate.

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Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.

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