Confusion reigns but some kind of coalition is certain

Things are going to be different in South Africa from now on

02 June 2024 - 00:00 By FM Lucky Mathebula

As the ink on the ballot papers dries, South Africa stands at a pivotal moment, grappling with fundamental questions. Parliament is in a state of suspense, with the governing party falling short of 50%. In Gauteng it has struggled to secure more than 40% voter support. The economic powerhouses of South Africa are now in the hands of negotiators. The ANC’s opposition and the “wenzeni uZuma” movement, a significant contender in these elections, have united to form a formidable coalition government player in KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng and the national sphere. ..

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