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A year for the turning of political tables?

there is a threat to the ANC’s 26-year grip on power, but this danger does not emanate from its political foes.

The threat comes from rapid urbanisation and this formidable rival already sent a strong message to the ruling party when it lost the control of three metropoles during the 2016 local government elections.

Throughout South Africa, thousands of poor, unemployed people are deserting their villages to seek greener pastures in major cities. These migrants leave their villages deeply in love with the ANC, only to relocate to squalid squatter

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