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SA elections considered litmus test for Zuma and ANC

Twenty three million South Africans are expected to go to the polls in municipal elections which are seen as the country's mid-terms.

The polls are considered a litmus test for President Jacob Zuma's ANC at a time when the party faces an impatient electorate, looking for improved services for the poor.

The BBC's Karen Allen reports.

  • 17 May 2011
  • From the section Africa
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