"the president of South africa Cyril Ramaphosa and his ANC is struggling to stop the störtblödningen of the voters."
"Ahead of Wednesday's election are being challenged, the party in addition to the traditional högeroppositionen also of the radical vänsterpopulister."
"Three men are standing against each other then south Africa on Wednesday go to the elections – a battle that may end the African president of the national congress (ANC) kvartssekellånga domination in south african politics."
" this is a pivotal moment for our country, said president and ANC leader Cyril Ramaphosa ominously at the party's valslutspurt in Johannesburg."
"First black leader"
"the ANC was challenged as the tradition invites to the liberal opposition in the Democratic alliance (DA), whose leader Mmusi Maimane is the first black president of a party which has previously mainly been seen as a concern for white. The 38-year-old Maimane has just as Ramaphosa his background in the city of Soweto outside Johannesburg, and in a short time made a meteoric career in the DA."
"An alibi, they complain more cynical analysts, while others rejoice in the fact that the DA with its new leaders shows that the party is for everyone, regardless of skin color."
"the EFF was founded in 2013 and became the third largest party in the elections the following year, after an unlikely successful election campaign."
"The latest polls ahead of Wednesday's elections suggest that the ANC, for the first time since apartheidregimens cases not able to take their majority in the parliament for granted. Should the party fail to get more than 50 per cent of the votes may Ramaphosa is forced to form a coalition with any of the other parties."
"If he gets left behind after such an election result, that is to say. Since the former ANC president Jacob Zuma was forced away from the leadership, and the president has his dedicated band of followers bidat their time while waiting for a mistake from Ramaphosa. A fiasco in the parliamentary elections would give the Zuma camp water on their mill."
"The internal divisions in the ANC in itself is perhaps an even worse headache for Ramaphosa than opinion. Many of the members of the party who appropriated private benefits under Zuma's corrupt governance feel likely worried about the legal consequences that can wait if the president gets serious about its promise to get to the bottom of corruption."
"south Africa is the african continent's most industrialized country and the second largest economy (after Nigeria)."
"Between 1948 and 1994, there were rasåtskillnadspolitik – apartheid in south Africa. Apartheid was to separate black and white in a racist regime that, among other things, prohibited blacks from moving freely in the "
"In april 1994 was held the first general elections in which all could participate, regardless of skin color. The african national congress (ANC) with Nelson Mandela in the lead won a landslide victory. Since then, the party, which formed a resistance movement during the apartheid era, won all the parliamentary elections. In 2007, Jacob Zuma over the chairmanship of the ANC after Thabo Mbeki, in turn, Mandela's successor."
"Zuma's time as ANC leader and south african president was marred by corruption scandals. In december 2017 took Cyril Ramaphosa over the leadership, and shortly thereafter even the presidency. Ahead of the parliamentary elections on 8 may, Ramaphosa, among other things, promised new jobs, stronger growth and the reduction of inequalities between black and white."