Exactly a month before the election, polling statistics show President Cyril Ramaphosa is more popular with national voters than his counterparts in the country’s two largest opposition parties, the DA and EFF. This is according to the Voter Cheat Sheet, published on Sunday by the Institute of Race Relations (IRR). The poll was conducted in February. The poll is seen to be a snapshot in time and not a prediction, and showed that ANC numbers continued to drop, while the DA was battling to keep its outright majority in its Western Cape stronghold. It also showed that there might not be an outright winner in Gauteng. PODCAST | The DA didn’t win the 2016 election, as much as the ANC lost it ​ Subscribe: iono.fm | Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Pocket Casts | Player.fm The favourability of its leader, Ramaphosa, could be a saving grace for the ANC, which ahead of the May poll is grappling with allegations of corruption and state capture against a number of its senior leaders.The ANC’s own in...

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