The Nordic Africa Institute


South Africa’s 2024 elections: Can the ANC reinvent itself?


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Date • 24 May 2024

Polls indicate that in 2024’s general election, scheduled for 29 May, the ruling African National Congress (ANC) will get below 50 per cent of the vote. How come support for the ANC has reached its lowest point since the party came to power three decades ago?

In the third part in a series of videos about South Africa’s elections, NAI researchers discuss the reasons behind the ANC’s decline. And, is it possible for the party to reinvent itself?