People in the Republic of South Africa will elect the president, national parliamentarians, state governors and state councilors in the elections for the sixth time. In the elections, the ruling party represents the National Congress of Africa (ANC) Cyril Ramaphosa, and the main opposition Democratic Union Party (DA) Mmusi Maimane.
According to the data of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), 26.7 million of the 35 million voters registered in the country with a population of 56 million to vote.
In South Africa, which has been exploited for centuries, racially discriminated against by constitutional provisions for 46 years and isolated from all political rights until 1994, the black majority now holds 70 percent of political positions.
CENTER FOR AFRICAN STUDIES
Center for Africa Studies (AFRAM) which located in Ankara, is an organization facilitating under the administration of African Affairs Council (AFAC). It makes various researches about Africa to enhance economic and cultural bounds between Africa and Turkey. AFRAM’s publishings has been shared with different institutions as they require to obtain.
Africa Observatory is one the publishing of AFRAM and it has been published each two weeks. It has been delivered to different institutions via e-mail.