Elections results: one video with everything you need to know

The results of South Africa’s 6th general election is out. And if you didn’t follow the blow-by-blow accounts that dominated most local news outlets, and just want the gist of what happened, explain.co.za has got your back. We’ve included quick explanations around how elections work, a break down of the results, and an analysis of what it all means.

With thanks to SABC digital for archive footage, and graphics.