De Beer: On the MPC, RET, ANC & the IEC’s “earth-shattering bomb” on smaller parties…

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The Multi-Party Charter (MPC), the Radical Economic Transformation (RET) factions and the African National Congress (ANC) are the three “slides” in the election show of 2024. That is according to Neil de Beer of the United Independent Movement (UIM) - a party in the Multi-Party Charter (MPC). In this interview with BizNews, he talks about the “earth-shattering bomb” the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has dropped on smaller parties, a move that could prevent them from fighting the election and force some out of the Multi-Party Charter (MPC) that is currently “scratching” the 40% mark. He describes how growing support for the Radical Economic Transformation (RET) factions could collectively gain 35% of the vote. He floats some interesting coalition scenarios. But he warns that the ruling African National Congress (ANC) will not surrender easily: He says the fight is already “dirty” and “deals are being made, meetings are currently being held in the most unobtrusive smaller coffee shops in this country”.
4 Mar 5AM English South Africa Investing · Business News

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