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ELECTION YEAR: The Global Context

ELECTION YEAR: The Global Context

2024 has been the ultimate election year. By the end of this year, more voters than ever in recorded history will head to the polls in at least 64 countries. Over half of the world’s population will be involved. In just the last three months alone, pivotal elections...

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Between Two Evils

Between Two Evils

This article was first published on the Africa is a Country website. We are publishing a variety of views on the results of the election in order to stimulate debate. Politics during apartheid had a certain straight-line simplicity. It was always pretty clear who the...

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The Beginning of the End of the ANC

The Beginning of the End of the ANC

This article was first published in ROAPE. We are publishing a variety of views on the results of the election in order to stimulate debate.      For the first time in South Africa’s 30 years of democracy, the African National Congress (ANC) failed to obtain...

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AFTER 30 YEARS, a middle-class election

AFTER 30 YEARS, a middle-class election

Amandla! interviews Moeletsi Mbeki  Amandla!: You said recently that “Democracy during the years 94 to 2024 can be characterised as the period when the African Middle Class consolidated its hold on power.” Could you expand on that a bit? Moeletsi Mbeki: Many people in...

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