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The African National Congress faces the biggest internal crisis of its history after the decision to oust President Thabo Mbeki following suggestions of official interference in the corruption case against his rival, party leader Jacob Zuma.
South Africa’s ruling party has stressed that the decision of the executive was unanimous. Mbeki’s resignation speech also made clear he was not planning to fight.
But despite the show of unity, there is talk of some ANC members splitting to form a new party before the 2009 election.
While that might not seem such a great idea from the ANC’s point of view, would it be so bad for South Africa?