South Africa's ANC seeks to reverse sliding support in tough election

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11:06 PM / in 2 hoursSouth Africa's ANC seeks to reverse sliding support in tough electionJames Macharia 5 Min ReadJOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The African National Congress faces its toughest electoral test on Wednesday, seeking to reverse a slide in support from voters frustrated by rampant graft and racial inequalities a generation after it won power in South Africa’s first all-race poll.

FILE PHOTO: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks during an African National Congress (ANC) election rally in Tongaat, near Durban, South Africa, May 4, 2019. REUTERS/Rogan Ward/File Photo Voting in parliamentary and provincial elections begins at 7 a. local time (0500 GMT) and polling stations will close at 9 p.

The exact timing of results is uncertain.

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