Meet the young activists shaking up South Africa

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- bbc.com | 3 months ago

Thapi and Sankara are part of a surge of political activism among young South Africans, prompted by viral campaigns like #FeesMustFall - protests against rising tuition fees.

But they have different ideas of what direction the country should go in. Sankara (left) is backing the African National Congress (ANC), which has been in power since Nelson Mandela was elected president in 1994.

The ANC's formerly rock-solid majority could be at risk as other parties are looking to eat into its support.

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