ANC keeps power in South Africa but scandals cost it votes

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa celebrates victory for his African National Congress (ANC) party at the announcement of results of the country's parliamentary and provincial elections in Pretoria, South Africa, May 11, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

PRETORIA (Reuters) – The African National Congress easily won South Africa’s general election on Saturday but its share of the vote fell, reflecting anger at corruption scandals and racial inequalities that remain entrenched a generation after the party took power. It was the worst electoral performance by the late Nelson Mandela’s former liberation movement, which […]

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