The 2016 local elections have not been the easiest for the ruling party, following losses at the Nelson Mandela Bay metropolitan municipality on Thursday and Tshwane on Saturday. Members of the Twitterati took to the social media platform, humorously pointing out President Jacob Zuma’s silence on the preliminary results.
While some thought he has retreated from the public for some introspection,
— Net Tiffie (@tercialombard) August 6, 2016
others reckoned he is unfazed by the results and enjoying himself after campaigning.
— Renzel (@Thuganomic) August 6, 2016
— Simply Judy (@maisakajay) August 6, 2016
— Teeso Ke Mdu (@ke_teeso) August 6, 2016
The president may also be hard at work, tracking down lost votes.
— RhuuⓂ️AGODA® (@rulaan27) August 6, 2016
Or preparing for the ANC’s backlash after the election results.
— Phethani (@phethani4) August 6, 2016