Analysis: Will South Africa's ANC learn from Mugabe's fall?
The silence of South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC), especially in the hours immediately after the fall of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, was deafening.
It showed the enormous psychological influence the one-time revolutionary wielded over the party - and it was so stunned by his humiliating exit that it was unable to respond to the momentous developments in the neighbouring state.
In contrast, the main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) reacted swiftly, capturing the mood of most both black and white South Africans when it said: "This is a victory for the... read more
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