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Vol 63 No 14

Published 7th July 2022

South Africa

The ANC is losing out to populists and radicals in Gauteng

The ruling party's local conference went well for the President but the leadership is split and few believe the party can recover its standing

Although President Cyril Ramaphosa has got his favoured candidate elected as leader of the African National Congress in Gauteng, the country's richest province, the party remains chronically split in the region and could lose more support to radicals of the right and left in the 2024 elections.

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