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South Africa’s ANC to Retain Election Dominance, Poll Shows

  • Support for the ANC and DA still below their 2014 backing
  • Voter trust in ANC increased since Ramaphosa became leader
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South Africa’s ruling party remains on track to dominate its sixth straight national election in May, a new opinion poll shows.

The 107-year-old African National Congress, which has won a majority in elections since the country’s first all-race vote in 1994, has been rebuilding its support under President Cyril Ramaphosa. That follows the almost decade-long rule of Jacob Zuma that was marred by mismanagement, alleged corruption and slow economic growth.