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President Cyril Ramaphosa. Image: Twitter/@PresidencyZA

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Ramaphosa announces 2024 election date

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the official election date for the 2024 provincial and national elections.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa. Image: Twitter/@PresidencyZA

The South African Presidency have announced an official election date for 2024, happening in just a couple of months from now.

Provincial and National elections will be taking place on this day.

If you have registered to vote, you could make a difference to South Africa’s future.

Our next election date is in MAY, according to the Presidency.

Here’s more about the coming election date, and why it could steer the country forward.

ELECTION DATE ANNOUNCED FOR THIS DAY IN MAY

According to the Presidency, elections will take place on 29 May, 2024.

The same day is used for national and provincial elections, which chooses the parties in charge for their next term.

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Registered voters cast their votes on 29 May.

May brings potential for change. All South Africans should add their voice.

ELECTION DAY: WHEN WAS THE FIRST?

The first vote was in 1994.

President Nelson Mandela cast his vote in Kwazulu-Natal, ushering in history.

Today, anyone who has free will and is of age may vote. Voting selects our next leaders. It’s part of a democratic South Africa.

Are you ready to cast your vote?

WHY MAY 29 ELECTION DATE MATTERS

Election day for South Africa is May 29 this year.

Happening after the State of the Nation Address, it’s your chance to have your say.

South Africans can be proud, but should also remember the struggle it took for the freedom to vote.

This is your chance to make the South Africa you want to see.

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