On Tuesday, former president Jacob Zuma embarked on a door-to-door campaign in Nkandla local municipality’s ward 7, where the ANC’s Bahle Sibiya is aiming to wrestle the ward from the IFP. The ward became vacant following the death of IFP councillor Mphumzeni Mthombeni earlier in 2018. The IFP, the National Freedom Party (NFP) and the EFF are also fielding candidates in the by-election. Zuma charmed hundreds of ANC supporters when he visited the voting district in the Emangidini area, where he was welcomed with song and dance. He later urged residents to come out in numbers to vote for Sibiya on Wednesday. He said the area would only develop if residents dislodged the IFP. Local ANC leaders said Zuma had also been expected to visit other ward 7 voting districts to drum up support for Sibiya. Tholi Gwala, ANC Musa Dladla regional secretary, said they were very happy to receive the support of the former president. "People were very happy to see him going about and humbly campaigning f...

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