Voting for new ANC leadership ends

Some 4,700 delegates cast their ballots over the last 10 hours.

Delegates from KwaZulu-Natal during the nominations process at the ANC's national conference on 17 December 2017. Picture: Sethembiso Zulu/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - Eyewitness News understands that voting for the African National Congress (ANC)'s new leadership has now come to an end.

Some 4,700 delegates cast their ballots over the last 10 hours.

The completion of the voting process means that the counting may now begin.

The ANC has called for delegates to remain patient while the electoral commission counts and should be given space to do its work properly.

The party has also emphasized the importance of delegates accepting the outcome of the conference once results are announced.

The party maintains the results will be announced on Monday.