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South Africa's Election Will Be a Referendum on Pro-Business Policies

May 1, 2019 | 00:00 GMT
People in Johannesburg walk past an election poster promoting the African National Congress on April 28, 2019.

People in Johannesburg walk past an election poster promoting the African National Congress on April 28, 2019. The May 8 general election will serve as a referendum on Ramaphosa's rule and, by extension, his pro-business and anti-corruption tilt.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has been trying to reform South Africa's government and improve its economy. A May 8 general election will signal whether he has the popular support to continue his efforts....

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