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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The African National Congress,'' he said, ``is supremely confident that we are going to carry the government of the country.
The Minister holds dearly the truth that our democracy was born out of our peoplea s struggle, lead by the African National Congress.
The main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, has said it will push for Mr Zuma's impeachment, a move likely to be blocked by the ruling African National Congress.
The film depicts a complicated relationship between Mandela and the African National Congress (ANC), the political party he fronted.
1990: South African president FW de Klerk lifted |the 30-year ban on the African National Congress, the South African Communist Party and 30 other anti-apartheid organisations.
The five large banners included a picture of Mandela with former Palestine Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat, and the quote "We know too well that our freedom is incomplete without the freedom of the Palestinians," which the late Mandela, the African National Congress leader, until it complies with international law and Palestinian rights," according to the official BDS website.
PESHAWAR -- Interim President of ANP Senator Haji Muhammad Adeel has expressed grief and sorrow over the demise of Founder leader of African National Congress and former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela and paid tribute to his long political struggle against racism.
LONDON -- Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Quaid, Altaf Hussain Friday, expressing his grief and sorrow over the demise of the founder of African National Congress, former president of South Africa and a great leader, Nelson Mandela, said that he was indeed a great leader.
1942 -- Joins African National Congress, South Africa's main campaigner for black equality.
Meanwhile, Cyril Ramaphosa, the vice chairman of South Africa's ruling African National Congress expressed happiness and thanks to the leadership and the president for keeping peace in the country.
1990: South African president FW de Klerk lifted the 30-year ban on the African National Congress, the South African Communist Party and 30 other anti-apartheid organisations.
Summary: BLOEMFONTEIN (South Africa): South Africa is not "falling apart" and the ruling African National Congress .

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