/ 30 September 2021

How ANC bartered to save the elections

Nfp Launches Election Manifesto
National Freedom Party members at the launch of the party's 2014 election manifesto at Mehlareng Stadium in Tembisa, South Africa. The killing of a NFP candidate at Nongoma has sent the party’s candidates in KwaZulu-Natal into hiding in fear for their lives. (Photo by Gallo Images /Sowetan / Mohau Mofokeng)
When the ANC was faced with possible losses in 95 municipalities, it approached two smaller parties in hope that its endorsements would result in trade-offs.

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