Magashule denies claims he's 'buying votes'

ANC Secretary General Ace Magashule is continuing to campaign in Cape Town.

File image: ANC Secretary General Ace Magashule campaigns in Cape Town for the 2019 Election.


JOHANNESBURG - ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule has rejected allegations that he's been buying votes in the Western Cape.

On the campaign trail in Philippi on Saturday, he gave a resident R400 after looking in her fridge.

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Magashule dismissed the claims as "nonsense".

"What I did for that family is the right thing I've done [sic]," he said.

The Democratic Alliance took sole control of the provincial government after 2009 elections.

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The ANC has been unable to reclaim the province, losing ground to the DA over time.