oa ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa - What to hold the new government accountable for
The ANC's election promises on socio-economic rights : update

Volume 10, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1684-260X



South Africa held its general elections on 22 April 2009. Out of the 39 contesting political parties, the African National Congress (ANC) emerged victorious, obtaining 65.9 per cent of 17 million votes. On 9 May, Jacob Zuma was sworn in as the President of the Republic of South Africa and a cabinet has since been constituted.

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