South Africans remain centrist and moderate


South Africans remain centrist and moderate

The unexpected growth in the popularity of Jacob Zuma's Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) Party and the wild rhetoric of the EFF could create the impression that South Africans have been radicalised. The latest poll from the Brenthurst Foundation paints a different picture. MK is growing but the EFF is shrinking — and the ANC's support may have fallen below 40%. However, it is the poll's questions about voter attitudes that offer particularly insightful answers: a minority supports an ANC-EFF coalition; the DA receives great recognition for good governance; and only 11% blame apartheid for the mess we are in. Brenthurst's full report:

  • 15 March 2024
  • Free Speech
  • 1 min to read
  • article 8 of 17

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