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South Africa's ANC poised to return to power; ballot questions arise
South Africa's ANC poised to return to power; ballot questions arise

South Africa's ruling African National Congress was headed for victory Thursday in parliamentary elections and President Jacob Zuma is likely to remain in office despite voter disenchantment over corruption and high unemployment. The lower house of parliament selects the nation's president, making it probable that Zuma will continue in the post. As a beaming Zuma arrived at the national voting tally center in Pretoria to greet people late Thursday, photographs of ballots dumped in black plastic garbage bags in the city circulated on social media, many marked in favor of the main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance. Officials with the Independent Electoral Commission...

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