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President Cyril Ramaphosa and his spouse, Dr Tshepo Motsepe, will on Wednesday, 08 May 2019, cast their votes at Hitekani Primary School, Chiawelo, Soweto.

President Ramaphosa spent his early life in Soweto and is registered to vote in Chiawelo.

President Ramaphosa has once more encouraged eligible voters to go out in their numbers to participate in the sixth democratic national and provincial elections.

Underscoring his message to this effect in the 2019 State of the Nation Address, President Ramaphosa said: “As part of our celebration of 25 years of freedom and democracy, this election is an important milestone in our development as a nation and it is our duty as citizens to exercise our hard-won right to determine the direction in which the country moves. Our vote ensures that our democracy remains vibrant and inclusive.”

Media details  
Date: Wednesday, 08 May 2019 
Time: 09h00 (members of the media to arrive at 8h00)
Venue: Hitekani Primary School, 4131 Masungwini Street, Chiawelo, Soweto

Media enquiries: Khusela Diko, Spokesperson to the President, on 072 854 5707

Issued by: The Presidency,