South Africa Prepares for Tense Election South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) is preparing to chose its new party leader, with the winner almost certain to become the country's next president. Columnist Xolela Mangcu and Ferial Haffajee, of Mail & Guardian offer analysis.
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South Africa Prepares for Tense Election

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South Africa Prepares for Tense Election

South Africa Prepares for Tense Election

South Africa Prepares for Tense Election

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South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) is preparing to chose its new leader, with the winner almost certain to become the country's next president. It's a tough race that some analysts say threatens to split the ANC between incumbent president Thabo Mbeki and populist politician Jacob Zuma.

Columnist Xolela Mangcu and Ferial Haffajee, of Mail & Guardian offer analysis.