ANALYSIS | Daniel Silke: Municipal elections are a game changer in need of support

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Cyril Ramaphosa engages with ANC supporters in Kwamakhutha, Durban.
Cyril Ramaphosa engages with ANC supporters in Kwamakhutha, Durban.
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It is concerning that these municipal elections can materially change the face of South African politics – yet may see a low number of disgruntled voters participate, writes Daniel Silke.


South Africans go to the polls in a little over a week with a distinct unease.

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