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Financial woes hamper ANC campaigning in key metros

Regional spokesperson Sasabona Manganyi said the party was taking it upon itself to secure funding

Siviwe Feketha Political reporter

With municipal elections only six weeks away the ANC has been found wanting in getting the party’s campaign off the ground in key municipalities owing to the party's financial woes.

In some of the metros where the party was dislodged from power in 2016 local leaders blamed the new Political Party Funding Act, which compels parties to disclose their donors, for the empty election coffers...

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