In support of their election campaign and as part of preventing any more state capture, the African National Congress is turning to ordinary South Africans for financial support in the form of regular pledges.
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A report by EWN indicates that the ANC plans to turn to their loyal supporters for funding.
In an attempt to keep state capture from causing havoc again, the ruling party wants ordinary South Africans to make monthly pledges to the party, starting at R50 per month.
According to the report, the party will in this way be less vulnerable to the threat of state capture which resulted from dependence on big businesses for funding.
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Briefly.co.za gathered that the party hopes to limit its reliance on business people to fund it. This has often led to lucrative government deals going where it shouldn't have.
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The ANC apparently wants to imitate the Turkish government's way of doing things. Turkey has a funding model that the ANC learned about during a visit to the country.
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