December 9, 2013

ANC Has Lost Glue That Keeps It Together

William Gumede, The Guardian

The Associated Press

For some years now, the ANC's hegemony has been straining under the weight of its inability to reduce poverty or deliver jobs and effective public services. With Mandela gone, it is likely that its many disillusioned supporters may find it easier to accept that the current ANC and its leadership has veered so far from the values of Mandela it is a different party in all but name. As a result, we could now see the ANC break up, splinter or fragment as its members and supporters abandon it.

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TAGGED: African National Congress, South Africa, Nelson Mandela

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