Ace Magashule and the loneliness inside the ANC's corner

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- dailymaverick.co.za | 3 months ago

It is becoming clearer that the election results will simply be the setting of the playing field for what is to come, a likely showdown between the forces supporting President Cyril Ramaphosa, and those who are supporting ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule.

For the moment, it appears Magashule is an isolated political figure, reduced to bombast statements and wayward threats. The question is whether that is, in fact, the case, or whether his supporters are quietly waiting for the election to be over before publicly backing him.

In the middle of all of this is the leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Julius Malema.

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