When the ANC's monopoly goes

When the ANC's monopoly goes

South Africa’s political system is designed for coalition government, argues political analyst Leon Schreiber in a new book.

South Africans should brace themselves for a seismic shift in the political landscape: Welcome to Coalition Country! New political groupings and alliances are about to replace the dominance of a single party – long enjoyed by both the ANC and the National Party before it.

This political transformation could take place as soon as next year, should the ANC win less than 51% in the 2019 general election, rendering it powerless to govern on its own. What is more, the ANC will be “woefully unprepared” for the coalition era, says political analyst and commentator Dr Leon Schreiber in his provocative new book Coalition Country – South Africa and the ANC.

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