ANC likely to retain power in South Africa but corruption scandals hurt popularity

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ANC likely to retain power in South Africa but corruption scandals hurt popularityIn Daily BriefMay 8, 2019Christopher MohrSouth Africans go to the polls today to elect lawmakers that will ultimately elect the country’s president.

The leader of Photo: Alet Pretorius/Gallo Images/Getty South Africans go to the polls today to elect lawmakers that will ultimately elect the country’s president. The leader of the party that wins a majority will become president.

The ANC, which has ruled for 25 years since the end of apartheid, has been consumed by corruption scandals in recent years, culminating in the forced resignation of former President Jacob Zuma in February 2018.

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