Most Polling Stations throughout South Africa are now closed, the majority on time at 19h00, although a few are still processing those voters already in the queue.
From all accounts it appears the election went off peacefully; we are trawling news feeds to find any exceptions.
SABC News claims DA and ANC supporters are celebrating in a friendly manner, both confident of victory, while DA Leader Helen Zille is reported to be lodging complaint with IEC over suspected ballot illegularities. More on this story as it develops
DA remains silent over claims by ANC they will win Cape Town Metropolitan.
Babasizwe, from Johannesburg, South Africa