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    Country Voter, City Voter: South Africa Divided as Election Loomsi
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    Anita Powell
    April 10, 2014 3:32 PM
    South Africa's urbanites are increasingly vocal about their opposition to the ruling African National Congress, which they blame for a number of the nation's ills, including corruption. But the ANC has traditionally counted on strong support from the countryside, where many residents rely on government subsidies to survive. VOA's Anita Powell goes into rural Limpopo to find out what South Africa's rural voters are thinking about the upcoming May 7th national election.

    Country Voter, City Voter: South Africa Divided as Election Looms

    Anita Powell

    Published April 10, 2014

    South Africa's urbanites are increasingly vocal about their opposition to the ruling African National Congress, which they blame for a number of the nation's ills, including corruption. But the ANC has traditionally counted on strong support from the countryside, where many residents rely on government subsidies to survive. VOA's Anita Powell goes into rural Limpopo to find out what South Africa's rural voters are thinking about the upcoming May 7th national election.


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