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We Are Not Voting Because We Are Still In Darkness? Says Soweto Community

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As South Africans went to the surveys in their numbers to project their votes in the city races, a few disappointed Soweto inhabitants wouldn't cast a ballot and some chose to hold an assistance conveyance fight all things being equal. Numerous streets and roads, including the bustling Chris Hani Road, were blockaded in Dlamini and Chiawelo.

A few roads prompting Hitekani Primary School in Chiawelo - where President Cyril Ramaphosa was booked to make his choice - were additionally blockaded. The region is one of the numerous in Soweto that is routinely dove into obscurity.

Citizen turnout was low in pieces of the suburb. A lady who distinguished herself as Mahlasela clarified why she didn't see the need to cast a ballot.

Mahlasela continued, for what reason must I cast a ballot when I live in darkness? Power has turned into something valuable if you have it for over three days straight. I have been casting a ballot starting around 1994. This time I am sitting home with my vote.

 They possibly love us when it is political decision season. I will just cast a ballot the day power stays stable in our municipality. A few of us are paying for power that we don't have," Mahlasela added.

Some of the community members guaranteed that they last had power at their homes the year before.

"Today, we woke up with lights on. This was done to urge us to cast a ballot. From tomorrow, we are returning to consistent murkiness. Regardless of whether I vote, I am as yet going to remain in without lights on.

https://www.news24.com/news24/southafrica/news/elections-2021-why-must-i-vote-when-i-live-in-the-dark-disgruntled-soweto-residents-refuse-to-vote-20211101

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