Political analysts say the African National Congress (ANC) should be concerned about the declining numbers of supporters. This after voter turnout in the Northern Cape changed drastically.
Political analyst, Dr Sethulego Matebesi, says it is unfortunate that the plight of many communities around the country is only taken seriously during election season.
Political Analyst from the University of the Free State Dr Sethulego Matebesi says he does not foresee the ANC Provincial Executive Committee, in the North West, resuming its duties.
Some political analysts say South Africans can brace themselves for a tough year ahead as far as the economy is concerned.
Political analyst from the University of the Free State, Dr Sethulego Matebesi, says while the relationship between SACP and the ANC nationally, has improved, the SACP is vocal against corruption in municipalities even if ANC members are implicated.