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South Africa facing watershed elections as ANC support slips
When Nelson Mandela and his African Nationalist Congress party swept South Africa’s first post-apartheid elections in 1994, hopes were high for an economic and social transformation of the country. Thirty years and six national election cycles later, poverty and inequality remain endemic, crime rates have skyrocketed, the power grid is failing and trust in the governing ANC has eroded after serial corruption scandals.
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