Britain’s Ministry of Defence has drawn up a secret report about how to keep South Africa’s ruling party in power at the next election, VICE has discovered.

Freedom of Information Requests reveal that last year, a group of military officers from Britain’s Royal College of Defence Studies visited South Africa.

Their assignment was to “assess the political threats to continuing ANC rule in South Africa”.

Reported by Vice. You can read the full story here. 

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