Platinum Miners Join City Voters Shunning South Africa’s ANC

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  • Some ANC members form breakaway party before Aug. 3 elections
  • Labor union allied to ANC losing support among mineworkers

Vukile Jebese arrived in Rustenburg in South Africa’s platinum belt 20 years ago filled with dreams of making his fortune. He got a job at Lonmin Plc and joined a labor union allied with Nelson Mandela’s African National Congress.

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