Why many northern areas residents opted not to vote

People who stayed away from the polls cited a range of reasons, including the futility of casting their ballot and having better things to do

Though voting stations in Gqeberha’s northern areas experienced heavy foot traffic on Wednesday, some people took an unexpected approach to the national and provincial elections — staying away.

Instead of heading to the polls, they decided to enjoy the public holiday...

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