Ahead of 2024 election, ANC looks to the lights

Polls show ANC support dropping, thanks in part to load-shedding, but opposition parties have a few problems of their own, writes Peter Bruce

22 October 2023 - 00:00

As Eskom’s performance improves, President Cyril Ramaphosa and his cabinet must be heaving a collective sigh of relief. Can load-shedding become so rare that, by the time the country goes to the polls next year — somewhere between mid  May and mid August — people will have forgotten all about it?..

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