The complexities that could affect the election of our next president and cabinet after the May 29 election results are confirmed suggest we are in for a crazy time if there’s no outright winner. 

Constitutionally, the president must be elected by the newly constituted National Assembly, which must be convened within 14 days of the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) certifying the final results. It normally takes just a few days for the IEC to do this. Last time it was three days...

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