Much at Stake in South Africa's Most Significant Election Since End of Apartheid

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Women walk past a poster urging citizens to vote for a candidate of the opposition Democratic Alliance in Krugersdorp, South Africa.

(Darren Taylor for The Epoch Times) “It’s true that the ANC has never been weaker,” said Professor Steven Friedman, of the Center for the Study of Democracy. “In the municipal elections [in 2016] it nationally got about 54 percent of the vote, which is significantly the lowest share of the vote it’s ever got.

It is indeed wracked by factionalism.

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