ANC should learn from US election outcome

2016-11-09 14:03

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Johannesburg - South Africans joined millions of people across the globe in watching as Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton to become America’s next president on Wednesday.

Trump won in spite of criticism about his lack of experience, his character, and temperament. It has been described as the biggest upset in US politics in recent history.

- Read more: Zuma congratulates Trump on behalf of SA

Some South Africans watching and commenting on social media compared America’s ushering in a new dawn to developments in their own country. There are growing calls for President Jacob Zuma to step down as the ANC is slowly losing the enormous support it once enjoyed.

Some said the ANC should take the events in the US as a lesson of what might happen in South Africa.

For the most part Trump’s victory stunned South Africans.

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