The South African Politician Awards organisers say the withdrawal of many ANC members who had initially accepted nominations contributed to the poor turnout at the ceremony last night.
ANC Limpopo chairperson and Premier, Stan Mathabatha, was awarded 'premier of the year' despite his party's warning to ANC members not to attend the awards.
United Democratic Movement (UDM] leader, Bantu Holomisa, scooped the best parliamentarian of the year and politician of the year awards.
Listen to EWN reporter, Clement Manyathela, below to hear more about winners...
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