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Thoko Didiza urges the nation to pray for peaceful elections

ANC Tshwane mayoral candidate Thoko Didiza says the ANC is expecting a peaceful election.

ANC Tshwane mayoral candidate Thoko Didiza visited the Pretoria City Missions Methodist Church on 17 July, 2016. Picture: Masa Kekana/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - African National Congress (ANC) Tshwane mayoral candidate Thoko Didiza says all South Africans should pray for a peaceful election saying it's important for the country's stability

As the 2016 municipal elections draw closer, politicians are on the ground campaigning for their respective parties in efforts to get more votes come 3 August.

Today Didiza and Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane visited churches in Tshwane to listen to sermons and engage with community members.

The mayoral candidate has visited the Pretoria City Missions Methodist Church and says it's important to engage with church goers and the religious society.

"The congregations all have people who are members of our communities who are affected by the issues that affect all communities."

She says the ANC is expecting a peaceful election.

"What we have been engaging our communities about is praying for peaceful for peaceful elections which is important for the stability of the country."

Didiza and Mokonyane will spend the rest of the day campaigning in Mamelodi.