The Nation.

On the eve of South Africa’s national elections in 2014, key members of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) broke away from the party, encouraging voters to vote for anyone but the ANC. But despite being marred by corruption scandals, the ANC won by a landslide. This piece considers why the ANC still has a hold on the country, 20 years into democracy, despite breaking many of its promises and veering away from the revolutionary platform it once held.

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