[FROM THE ARCHIVES] The big break-up
𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗼𝗻 𝟭𝟰 𝗡𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟭.
It was the perfect match: a party that delivered the nation’s liberation, and an electorate hungry for the fruits of freedom. From ’94, election after election gave the ANC comfortable majorities as it continued to enjoy unwavering support, even as the cracks of factionalism began to show. With the vast majority of voters not even bothering to turn up on the day, what does it mean for South Africa’s future?