New parties will have to number the numbers to play the 29 May election game
/ 2 March 2024

New parties will have to number the numbers to play the 29 May election game

The electoral commission’s decision will weed out the one-man-and-a-TikTok-account parties clogging up the ballot paper

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Battle for South Africa: will this be the year of the opposition?
/ 5 January 2024

Battle for South Africa: will this be the year of the opposition?

The biggest opposition parties are intent on usurping the ANC’s power by forming alliances with smaller left and right wing parties

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Mmusi Maimane looks set to join ‘moonshot coalition’
/ 10 October 2023

Mmusi Maimane looks set to join ‘moonshot coalition’

The party leader is one of the participants on a five-day German tour to learn how coalitions are managed in that country

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