Russian observer accuses the West of interfering in South Africa’s election

Russia claims that the South African election was not without some minor hiccups. This is according to a Russian observer who noted that there was some outside interference in the high stakes election. May 29th marked the election date for South Africans, who went to the polls in droves. Given South Africa’s prominence in the African market, a lot of stakeholders are heavily invested in the elections...ĊONTINUE.THE FULL R£ĄÐING.

A report by the Russian newspaper Sputnik revealed that the West interfered with South Africa’s recently concluded general and regional elections. This is according to the account given by the Russian observer, Vladimir Rogov, a member of the delegation and the chairman of the Commission on Protecting State Sovereignty of Russia’s Civic Chamber.

He noted that despite interference the elections were smooth and voter turnout, high.

“The elections are transparent and smooth. There are long queues at the polling stations. Voter turnout is high, and we can see that people are making conscious choices despite the interference and pressure from the West,” he said.

He went on to explain that the West intends to install leaders who would be loyal to them to violate the nation’s sovereignty, drive South Africa out of the BRICS, and obtain access to natural riches that had been looted.

Russia and the West have been trying to exert their influence in Africa with Russia currently making the most progress given its popularity in the Sahel region, and its acceptance of African representation in the BRICS group of nations.

So far, according to the National Elections Commission, the preliminary results show that the country’s African National Congress (ANC) party has received the most votes.

“The Commission showed that the ANC received 43.47% of the vote, the Democratic Alliance – 24.68%, the Economic Freedom Fighters – 8.88%, and the uMkhonto we Sizwe (MK) – 8.1%,” Sputnik’s report reveals....Continue The Full Reading.>’.

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