African National Congress


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African National Congress

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in South Africa) a political party, founded in 1912 as an African nationalist movement and banned there from 1960 to 1990 because of its active opposition to apartheid: in 1994 won South Africa's first multiracial elections. Abbreviation: ANC
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Corruption charges against African National Congress (ANC) leader Jacob Zuma have been formally withdrawn.
And notwithstanding the rediscovery of common interests by all South Africans, the events leading to the peaceful transfer of power from the National Party to the African National Congress are remarkable on both ends of the transition.
Tell that to the Vietcong, the African National Congress, Theodore Herzl, Mahatma Ghandi, the mujahedin, or the Sandanistas, to name a few.
London, May 9 ( ANI ): The African National Congress (ANC) has reportedly won the biggest share of the vote in South Africa's general election, partial results have revealed.
Johannesburg, Safar 14 , 1433,January 08 , 2012, SPA -- Some 100,000 people on Sunday celebrated the centenary of South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC), the movement that led the struggle of blacks against white minority rule and eventually brought down apartheid 18 years ago, dpa reported.
The prison where the African National Congress leader was jailed is a museum.
The former General Secretary of the African National Congress, Cyril Ramaphosa and Bernard McNicholas, head of a UK job recruit group, will also receive degrees.
She has resigned as an MP and from the executive committee of the African National Congress and as head of the Women's League.
During the 1980s, Kilgore lived in Marxist Zimbabwe, moving to South Africa after that country fell prey to the African National Congress and its Communist Party allies in 1994.
The charges stem from an alleged scam to obtain bank loans for non-existent employees of the African National Congress Women's League, which she leads.
Mr Mandela praised the Labour Party's political support for his African National Congress Party's fight against apartheid in South Africa.
Melanie worked for a group that helped ease the plight of domestic workers, before becoming an African National Congress (ANC) MP in 1994.

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