Johannesburg - The first ward to be declared
by the Independent Electoral Commission in the 2011 local government election
has changed hands from the DA to the ANC, SABC news reported on Thursday.
A ward at Thembelihle in the Northern Cape
was won by Annetjie Kywe of the ANC with almost 49% of the vote. In 2006, the
DA won 52% of the vote and the ANC won 47%.
There are seven seats in the Thembelihle
Municipality and some 8 000 people are registered voters in that local council.
This was the first of 4 277 wards in the country
to be declared, SABC reported.