The ANC's Siyanqoba rally: A makeshift coffin and free WiFi at stadium

The ANC's Siyanqoba rally: A makeshift coffin and free WiFi at stadium

A makeshift coffin symbolising the Democratic Party's failure to win the upcoming elections and free WiFi for everyone at the Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg was some of the features at the ANC's Siyanqoba rally.

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The ANC's election campaign came to a head at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday, 5 May.

The stadium was filled to capacity - 61 000 supporters showed up to hear President Ramaphosa address them for the last time before they put their votes down on paper.

SowetanLIVE reports that the mood at the stadium was one of triumphant joy as ANC flags could be seen amid the sea of yellow and green.

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The ruling party offered everyone at the stadium free WiFi and encouraged them to share selfies on social media.

Bikers revved up the excited supporters and Rebecca Malope entertained the crowd - to many loud cheers. learnt that a makeshift coffin was paraded around the stadium as well. It had the words "Rest in peace DA" on it and was likely to symbolise the party's loss at the elections.

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Ramaphosa made his final attempt to persuade South Africans to vote for his party, and only time will tell if he succeeded.

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