ANC Losing Grip on South African Cities as Discontent Mounts

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  • ANC has 31% backing in Johannesburg, DA 36%, eNCA Poll Shows
  • Poll results not conclusive, Ipsos analyst Harris says

President Jacob Zuma delivers a speech during the Gauteng ANC manifesto launch in Johannesburg.

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With just four weeks to go until South Africa holds local government elections, the ruling African National Congress continues to lag its main rival in three key municipalities that it currently controls amid widespread discontent over high levels of unemployment and poverty, the latest eNCA public-opinion survey shows.

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