The ANC's fierce leadership contest
Cyril Ramaphosa has led South Africa since 2018, when he pushed out Jacob Zuma, and the president hopes to secure a second term as head of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) following the party's internal election in December 2022. But the ANC is torn by warring factions which are all jockeying for position. Allies of the former president, who is currently being prosecuted, haven't said their last word. With the 2024 general election looming, the leadership contest promises to be particularly fierce.