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Zuma Corruption Scandal Dogs ANC Ahead of May Electionsi
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April 16, 2014 4:25 AM
In just a few weeks, South Africans head to the polls to vote in parliamentary elections. Since Nelson Mandela won the presidency in 1994 as South Africa’s first democratically-elected black leader, his African National Congress, or ANC, has won every election in a landslide. But an ongoing corruption scandal involving its leader, South African President Jacob Zuma, has analysts wondering if the iconic ANC can keep its grip on power. Laurel Bowman has more.

Zuma Corruption Scandal Dogs ANC Ahead of May Elections

Published April 16, 2014

In just a few weeks, South Africans head to the polls to vote in parliamentary elections. Since Nelson Mandela won the presidency in 1994 as South Africa’s first democratically-elected black leader, his African National Congress, or ANC, has won every election in a landslide. But an ongoing corruption scandal involving its leader, South African President Jacob Zuma, has analysts wondering if the iconic ANC can keep its grip on power. Laurel Bowman has more.


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