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May 28, 2024

Could South Africa's elections finally see the ANC ousted from office?

Knowledge Mwonzora The ANC, party of former President Nelson Mandela, has held office in South Africa since 1994. Now, it is preparing itself for a watershed election. Knowledge Mwonzora outlines the prospects for the ANC's ousting from government as a result of the challenge from former President Jacob Zuma Read more
October 20, 2023

๐Ÿ”ฎ South Africaโ€™s populist EFF stirs up parliamentary affairs

Ainara Mancebo Recent electoral success for the Economic Freedom Fighters means the global rise of populism has firmly reached South Africa. But Ainara Mancebo cautions that most of EFF's parliamentary efforts are aimed merely at criticising the ruling party, and exposing its failures. EFF pledges to transform the South African economy, she says, ring hollow Read more

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