Opinion

Rural remnant won't keep the ANC in power

26 September 2021 - 00:03 By

One of the telltale signs of a ruling party in decline, at least based on the record of much of post-colonial Africa, is that it loses popular support in urban areas - ending up largely as a rural phenomenon.

This has certainly been the trend in SA, where we have witnessed the ANC's share of the metropolitan vote decline with every election since 2009...

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