Africa: ANC Prepares for Upcoming Elections in South Africa

The minimum wage law, the land question and the economics of imperialism are to shape the character of the coming electoral period in South Africa.

In a matter of a few months the ruling African National Congress (ANC) of South Africa will test its political support through national elections. It has been a quarter-century since the national liberation movement turned political party won a substantial majority in the first non-racial democratic poll during April 1994, which overturned the apartheid system setting the stage for the implementation of an inclusive constitutional dispensation that recognised the rights of the majority African population.

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