April 29, 2009

A long, hard wait

Here's another good election-related article about the Transkei region:

So what has changed for Bhonani and her family in five years?

"Nothing," says the old woman. Dressed for our visit in her Sunday best -- a too-big brown melton jacket and a peach dress -- Bhonani Mayixhale is emphatic. "They are just promising and promising." She voted ANC during the last election, but shrugs her shoulders when asked why. "The councillor said we must vote ANC."