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Zimbabweans See ANC Victory Strengthening Zuma's Hand in Harare


With most of the vote counting done in South Africa's general election, the ruling African National Congress looked set on Friday to achieve its goal of winning a two-thirds majority in South Africa's National Assembly, as VOA's Delia Robertson reported from Johannesburg.

Official results were expected to be released on Saturday.

Zimbabweans continued to discuss how the rise to power of ANC President Jacob Zuma to the national presidency might bear upon their country's politics and fortunes.

Independent political analyst Rejoice Ngwenya told reporter Patience Rusere of VOA's Studio 7 for Zimbabwe that while an ANC landslide might not be good for democracy, it will allow presumptive president Zuma to stake out a more forceful position on Zimbabwe.

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