In pictures: The ANC’s Siyanqoba Rally

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May 5th, 2014
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The ANC filled FNB Stadium, but many people left their seats when Zuma started speaking.

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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.

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

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An ANC supporter dances in the crowd.

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

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

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

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Surrounded by bodyguards, Zuma enters the rally.

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Zuma waves at the crowd.

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

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


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