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The 77 Percent

Street Debate: Political participation in South Africa

This year's general election in South Africa saw the lowest voter turnout in the country's democratic history. In fact, over 6 million South Africans under 35 didn't even register. So why are the youth disillusioned with politics? Our reporter Edith Kimani spoke with young people in Cape Town about why they didn't turn out to vote this year — and what it would take to change that.

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