Coalitions in a state of crisis in contemporary South African politics

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By Boniswa Matiwane, Postgraduate Diploma in Media Management student   The Political and International Studies Department hosted the second day of their annual Teach-In at Barratt Lecture Theatre on 16 July 2019.

The theme this year, The Opposition in Crisis, comes as a result of the increasing numbers of opposition parties in South Africa. This growth pattern has led to key areas of research.

Ranjeni Munusamy, Associate Editor of Tiso Blackstar provided a contemporary perspective of this growth pattern by looking extensively at unexpected coalitions and bitter splits.

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