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It’s sink or swim for the ANC in South Africa’s momentous May elections

Issue 504 - 18 Apr 2024 - By Tonderayi Mukeredzi | 6 minute read

Political uncertainty grips South Africa ahead of national and provincial elections on 29 May, with opinion polls suggesting the ruling African National Congress could lose its parliamentary majority for the first time in 30 years, raising the possibility of a coalition government and the prospect of a surge in ‘pork barrel’ politics.

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