Should SA firms welcome new coalition government?
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South Africa elections
Chantelle Cloete
Chantelle Cloete, Reporter

Faced with a struggling economy and high unemployment, South Africa’s new coalition government, formed by five parties thus far, will likely be welcomed by businesses and international investors – but only if it can compromise and avoid political infighting.

With just 40% of the popular vote, the African National Congress (ANC) lost its parliamentary majority in May for the first time in 30 years.