Khaya Sithole | With donors vanishing, will the ANC be able to afford an election campaign?

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Khaya Sithole. (Supplied)
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The ANC will have to materially change the way it raises funds or somehow convince donors that even though its own president has referred to it as 'Accused Number 1' in the country's ongoing corruption crisis, it is still a party worth backing, says Khaya Sithole.

A few weeks ago, when President Cyril Ramaphosa finally appeared before the Zondo Commission, a telling statement from his testimony summed up the fate of the nation as it stands.

When asked about what finally prompted the ANC to act against the malfeasance that had become so endemic in the state apparatus, Ramaphosa explained that what prompted the ANC into action was the simple fear of losing electoral power.

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