South Africa election: Count under way in tough test for ANC

- | 5 months ago

The ANC, which led the fight against apartheid, has governed the country since 1994.

Challenging the party are the centrist Democratic Alliance (DA) and the far-left Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), which has won 8%, based on the official early results. Why has the ANC lost support? Young people queuing to vote spoke of their difficulties in finding jobs, with unemployment at 27%.

One young voter said her future employment prospects were on her mind.

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