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Battleground City Shows Honeymoon Is Over for South Africa's ANC

  • Ruling party's election rally falls flat in Port Elizabeth
  • Mayor who headed soccer Word Cup bid tasked with turnaround

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress handed out free t-shirts, hired popular bands and sent its top leaders to a rally in Port Elizabeth to launch its campaign for upcoming municipal elections. Less than half the supporters it expected showed up.

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