Johannesburg - The ANC has not only maintained the lead nationally but also in provinces such as Limpopo, Free State and Mpumalanga.
Vote counting continued on Friday morning with just over 75% of completed vote counting across the country as of 9.30 am.
The tallying also continued provincially in areas such as the Free State where 68% of votes have been counted and declared. The ANC leads in the province with 63,91% of votes, the DA follows with 16,67% and the EFF with 10,87%.
In the Limpopo, 62,59% of votes have tallied with the ANC receiving 76,68%, the EFF is second with 13% and the DA with 5,58%
In Mpumalanga, 88,83% of votes have been counted and the ANC sits at 71,49%, the EFF looks set to become the official opposition 11,64% votes. The DA sits at 9,41%.