DA/Agang alliance sign of new South African political landscape

Issue 270 - 30 Jan 2014
This year’s elections in South Africa, 20 years after the first all-race elections in 1994, offer an opportunity to reconfigure the country’s politics after two decades of African National Congress (ANC) rule. This will be the first election in which the ‘born free’ generation, born after the end of apartheid, will be eligible to vote, with some 5m young people voting for the first time, and the first election that the ANC will contest without Nelson Mandela, who died in December.

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