The challenges of governing South Africa

The challenges of governing South Africa
The challenges of governing South Africa

The challenges of governing South Africa

Political scandal and economic dissatisfaction in South Africa have generated growing dissatisfaction with the president, Jacob Zuma, and his dominant African National Congress (ANC) party. Ongoing labor strikes have only added to the ANC's problems. Zweli Mkhize, treasurer-general of the ANC says the country faces a number of challenges that his party is taking on. Many consider Mkhize to be a front-runner to eventually replace Zuma. He tells us about South Africa’s struggles and what he thinks can be done to change things. (photo: Members of the National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa, NUMSA, protest with during national strike action in Cape Town, South Africa, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam))