Ramaphosa on ANC winning the 2019 Elections: 'Our people have spoken'

Ramaphosa on ANC winning the 2019 Elections: 'Our people have spoken'

The ANC has won the 2019 elections, and President Ramaphosa says this means South Africa has voted for a united country and an equal society. However, the party can't ignore that their support has slipped.

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The ANC, led by President Cyril Ramaphosa, has won the 2019 General Elections with 57.50% and Ramaphosa feels South Africa has shown they want a democratic country.

The president spoke after the IEC announced the official results and declared the ANC the winner, giving the party its 6th term, as reported on by eNCA.

President Ramaphosa said South Africans have spoken clearly.

"Our people have spoken – and they have done so clearly and emphatically."

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President Ramaphosa also said that democracy has triumphed.

"They voted for a united South Africa, they voted for a more equal society, free from hunger and want. We can declare with certainty that democracy has emerged victorious."

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However, despite winning the elections, the ANC's support has been dwindling. Gwede Mantashe, ANC chairman, doesn't seem fazed and eNCA reported that he feels the party is doing better than during the 2016 local government elections.

"We are picking up from that disaster."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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