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Mandela's Shadow Still Looms Over South Africa Electionsi
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Anita Powell
April 25, 2014 7:27 PM
One of the most prominent figures in South Africa's general election isn't even running: the late Nelson Mandela. As the man who led the African National Congress to victory in the nation's first democratic elections in 1994, his face is the one emblazoned on most ANC paraphernalia. But while the ANC claims an undeniable hold on him, critics say his scandal-prone party is not living up to his vision. In Johannesburg, VOA's Anita Powell reports.

Mandela's Shadow Still Looms Over South Africa Elections

Anita Powell

Published April 25, 2014

One of the most prominent figures in South Africa's general election isn't even running: the late Nelson Mandela. As the man who led the African National Congress to victory in the nation's first democratic elections in 1994, his face is the one emblazoned on most ANC paraphernalia. But while the ANC claims an undeniable hold on him, critics say his scandal-prone party is not living up to his vision. In Johannesburg, VOA's Anita Powell reports.


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