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The national ballot is displayed at the Electoral Commission of SA's centre in Midrand. Picture: ALAISTER RUSSELL
The national ballot is displayed at the Electoral Commission of SA's centre in Midrand. Picture: ALAISTER RUSSELL

As widely predicted, for the first time in SA’s democratic history, the ANC no longer holds the majority, only having raked in 40% of the vote. The DA remains the official opposition with nearly 22% of the vote and the wild card, Jacob Zuma’s MK party, is in third place with almost 15% of the vote.

Coalitions are on the cards as the dawn of a new democracy awaits. Business Day TV unpacked this in detail with political analyst Asanda Ngoasheng.

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