Vulnerable ANC contemplates post-election alliances

African National Congress (ANC) supporters at an election rally on 29 October 2021.
African National Congress (ANC) supporters at an election rally on 29 October 2021. © Kim Ludbrook/EFE/Newscom/MaxPPP
Undermined by the scandal over Cyril Ramaphosa's farm, the African National Congress fears losing its majority at the next general election in two years' time. One wing of the party close to the president is pushing for a post-electoral alliance with its traditional opponent, the Democratic Alliance. [...] (543 words)
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