In pictures: The ANC’s Siyanqoba Rally

By IAfrica
In Pictures of the Day
May 5th, 2014

The ANC filled FNB Stadium, but many people left their seats when Zuma started speaking.


ANC supporters hold a mock funeral for opposition parties. Written on the coffin was the name of the party’s competitors in the upcoming election.


ANC supporters spent hours in the hot sun. A Women’s League member closes her eyes while waiting for official proceedings to begin.


An ANC supporter dances in the crowd.


One of the many groups to perform for the ANC crowd waits backstage.


The ANC’s top six officials, minus Zuma, wait to enter the stadium.


Winnie Madikizela-Mandela walks onto the stadium pitch. She is still officially in mourning since the passing of Nelson Mandela.


Surrounded by bodyguards, Zuma enters the rally.


Zuma waves at the crowd.


Despite the boos he has received at FNB in the recent past, Zuma got a warm reception at the event.


Cyril Ramaphosa (left) joins Zuma, Jessie Duarte and Zweli Mkhize to sing with the NEC after Zuma’s speech. DM

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