ANC Supporters Cheer on Voters in Cape Town

ANC Supporters Cheer on Voters in Cape Town

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ANC supporters cheer on voters along the streets of Khayelitsha Township on May 7, in Cape Town. While the ANC’s support fell from 65.9 percent five years ago and it suffered losses in the nation’s richest province Gauteng, the margin of victory strengthens Zuma’s position in the party as he fights allegations by the nation’s graft ombudsman of unduly benefiting from a state-funded upgrade of his private residence.