BREAKING NEWS: The IFP has won the Nkandla municipality with 56% of the vote against the ANC's 42%

The party of Mangosuthu Buthelezi has managed to retain President Jacob Zuma's hometown with a bigger victory than in 2011.

The IFP pulled 15 488 votes from Nkandla's 14 wards and the ANC 11 561 votes.

In 2011, the IFP won Nkandla with 46% against the ANC's 42%.

News24's editor Adriaan Basson is at the IEC results centre in Pretoria.