Widespread anger over the stagnant economy and the brazen self-enrichment of the A.N.C.’s members have badly eroded the party’s standing, gradually chipping away at its ability to rack up big electoral victories on the basis of its history alone. In the biggest shake-up of the nation’s post-apartheid political order, the A.N.C. lost power in at least one big black-majority city, Nelson Mandela Bay, for the first time.
(Read more.) Source: A.N.C. Suffers Major Election Setback in South Africa – The New York Times