South Africans vote in election that could decide the ruling African National Congress's future

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Twenty-five years after the end of apartheid, millions of South Africans are voting in an election that could determine the fate of an anti-corruption clean-up campaign in the long-ruling African National Congress.

The ANC, the former liberation movement that has governed South Africa since the first democratic election in 1994, is almost certain to win Wednesday’s national vote. But its margin of victory will help decide whether President Cyril Ramaphosa can move ahead with his much-touted efforts to tackle the corruption scandals that have dogged the ANC for more than a decade.

Voting stations close at 9 p.

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