Johannesburg - The latest numbers from the IEC indicate that more than 50% of votes from districts across the country have been counted and declared.
So far on the national scale, about 53,05% of votes had been counted by 5 pm on Thursday evening.
The ANC is still leading the pack with 56,89% of the national vote, the DA sits 22.76% and the EFF has received 9,59% of the votes.
Smaller political parties such as the VF-Plus have also grown, the party's voter share is in fourth place with 2,70%.
Provincially in Gauteng, only 41,5% of votes have been counted and the ANC has received 51,8%, the DA 26,04% and the EFF follow with 14,54%.