RANJENI MUNUSAMI SOUTH AFRICA 2 OCTOBER 2013 02:16
The ANC in Gauteng has set the cat among the pigeons by saying it wanted to use ex-president Thabo Mbeki and other urbane former and current leaders to help campaign among middle-class voters in the province. President Jacob Zuma, they said, would be deployed to poor and working-class areas. Predictably, this did not go down well with the Luthuli House barons and Zuma’s acolytes in the province as the implication was that the president would put off middle-class voters. But why would the people who benefited most from the ANC government have undecided loyalty at the polls? By RANJENI MUNUSAMY.