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Winning Votes for White South African Leader Is an Uphill Battle

  • Biggest opposition party to keep shunning race-based redress
  • Democratic Alliance’s Steenhuisen laments confused policies
John Steenhuisen
John SteenhuisenPhotographer: Gulshan Khan/AFP via Getty Images
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The newly elected head of the Democratic Alliance admitted the difficulty of winning over voters as a white South African, even as he insisted the party will forge ahead with a policy of shunning race-based redress in a nation still grappling with the legacy of apartheid.