Abantu Batho Congress is a South African political party established by businessman, Philani 'PG' Mavundla.[2]

Abantu Batho Congress
PresidentPhilani Mavundla
Founded8 January 2020; 3 years ago (2020-01-08)[1]
Split fromNational Freedom Party
eThekwini Metropolitan Council
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The party describes itself as an Afrocentric, Pan-Africanist and womanist revolutionary movement.

In January 2021, former Economic Freedom Fighters Gauteng leader Mandisa Mashego joined the new party.

The party contested the 2021 South African municipal elections, targeting Durban and the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality.[3][4]

Election results Edit

Municipal elections Edit

In the 2021 municipal elections, the party won 25 seats, 23 in Kwazulu-Natal, and two in Limpopo.[5]

Election Votes % Seats
2021[6] 109,457 0.36% 25

See also Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ "Abantu Batho Congress – The only radical, militant and black conscious movement that seeks to close the gap between the historically black and white institutions of higher learning". Retrieved 16 September 2021.
  2. ^ "Former ANC Heavyweight Launches New Party's Manifesto". TshisAlive. 16 September 2021. Retrieved 16 September 2021.
  3. ^ Mavuso, Sihle. "Former Zuma financial backer launches his new party manifesto, proposes a raft of changes". www.iol.co.za. Retrieved 16 September 2021.
  4. ^ "Abantu Batho Congress launches election manifesto in Durban". SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader. 15 September 2021. Retrieved 16 September 2021.
  5. ^ "News24". News24. Retrieved 11 November 2021.
  6. ^ "Local Government Elections 2021 Results Summary - All Ballots" (PDF). elections.org.za. Retrieved 11 November 2021.