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Susan Booysen | SA crying out for new political future but where are the building blocks?

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Given the weakened state of the ANC, opposition politics should have been in a spectacular condition, writes the author. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/ Getty Images)
Given the weakened state of the ANC, opposition politics should have been in a spectacular condition, writes the author. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/ Getty Images)

Prospects for future opposition politics are restricted by the reality that South Africans have in the time of ANC hegemony learnt to look beyond party politics - and the government - to have many of their needs and demands seen to, writes Susan Booysen.

Opposition party politics in South Africa is in stasis.

Despite unsurpassed openings for opposition advances, handed on a silver platter by the ANC, opposition parties are hardly making progress.

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