Editorials
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2 Sep 2021
6:30 pm

How long will it take before the ANC pays the price?

Editorials

The ANC is so comfortable in its inefficiency and sloth because it knows people will continue to vote for it.

ANC headquarters Luthuli house. Picture for illustration: Citizen.co.za/Michel Bega

Kate Bapela, spokesperson for the Electoral Commission of South Africa’s (IEC), has made it plain that the ANC’s attempt to walk away from its own incompetence in failing to submit its candidate lists for the local government elections in time simply won’t wash. “We are dealing with very experienced political parties. If they are not experienced, we would worry. All political parties have got a front-row seat to the chief electoral officer… If there are any problems, they know his door is always open and we have always dealt with that over the years.” Bapela said the IEC had given...