Political parties wrap up campaigns as election day looms

Less than 30km away, the EFF challenged the ANC’s governance record and promised a tougher stance on corruption and economic policies to target racial inequality.

Meanwhile, in Port Elizabeth, the DA highlighted the need for job creation and touched on alleged corruption within the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality. Recent opinion polls predict that the ANC will bleed support to opposition coalitions that have gained ground as the party has been dogged by political scandals and a flagging economy.

Ramaphosa told about 60,000 supporters packed into Johannesburg’s Ellis Park Stadium for the ANC Siyanqoba rally on Sunday that the party would punish members guilty of stealing public money.

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