GARETH VAN ONSELEN: The future of the EFF
Why can’t this mighty hidden force win at least one municipality? Sooner or later, the EFF is going to have to answer this
The results of the upcoming elections are extremely hard to predict in terms of how formal power will be distributed across our municipalities and metros.
In a grander sense, the picture is clearer: the ANC is a party in decline, fighting for whatever credibility it can muster. The DA is trying to recover from an electoral setback and regain momentum while plugging leaks along the way. And the EFF continues to grow off a small base, feeding off ANC alienation and discontent...