May elections: Strange times

- | 11 months ago

THE 2019 general elections are poised to be a battle between the ANC and the EFF; the proverbial David and Goliath scenario.

The elections will be about how much better the Ramaphosa-led ANC will perform and how much reward the EFF will attain for all the noise it has been making since the 2014 elections. A shocking feature of the build-up to the May 8 elections is the poor showing by South Africa’s most experienced opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA).

Unfortunately for the DA, electoral growth is becoming increasingly elusive and it will need to aim to at least maintain its current electoral hold.

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