Ruling party celebrates for wining

2016-09-16 06:00
Photo: supplied ANC regional leaders join their supporters in song.

Photo: supplied ANC regional leaders join their supporters in song.

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

THE African National Congress in Matatiele celebrated after doing well in the recent local government elections. Alfred Nzo, regional chairperson, and the district mayor Sixolile Mehlomakhulu said the party received 79,5 percent of the vote and that has to be celebrated. The celebrations were attended by religious leaders, chiefs and other stakeholders, including regional branches and party volunteers.

He said in Ntabankulu there is a ward that made history.

“The ward was the best performing one for the ANC in the country,” said Mehlomakhulu.

Before elections some members of the SACP in the region vowed to contest against the ruling party, but the national leadership of the SACP disapproved that.

Mehlomakhulu said the party is not going to remove councillors from wards that were affected by candidate disputes.

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Financial advisors – Do you need one and should you get one?

The good, the bad, and everything else you need to know when considering hiring a financial advisor.


Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.