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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We call on the South African ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC) to urgently step in.
The second event was the banning of the African National Congress. As a result, Mandela went underground and founded the military wing of the African National Congress.
Between 1987 and 1993 the National Party entered into bilateral negotiations with the African National Congress, the leading anti-apartheid political movement, for ending segregation and introducing majority rule.
Cape Town [South Africa], Feb 15 ( ANI ): Cyril Ramaphosa was elected as the new President of South Africa on Thursday hours after embattled leader Jacob Zuma resigned, ending weeks-long power struggle in the ruling African National Congress (ANC).
CREATE JOBSMr Ramaphosa said the exploitation of natural resources would create job opportunities for the youth.Later President Kenyatta met officials of the African National Congress (ANC).
'The news of our comrade Cyril Ramaphosa's election as the leader of the African National Congress will thrill democrats in South Africa, across Africa and indeed throughout the world,' Raila said yesterday in a statement to newsrooms.
(TAP)- South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) is preparing to choose a new party leader to succeed President Jacob Zuma.
The African National Congress last month called for initiatives to block Israel from approaching African countries in general and the Conference in Lome in particular.
16 - Battle of Blood River in 1938 and formation of the African National Congress' military wing know as "uMkhonto we Sizwe" (Zulu for "Spear of the Nation"). Both the events are significant for Afrikaners (ethnic groups descended from predominantly Dutch settlers) and those opposing the apartheid policy.
He weds nurse Evelyn Mase (Terry Pheto) but the marriage buckles under the strain of his increasing involvement with the African National Congress (ANC).
"From the very beginning, the African National Congress set itself the task of fighting against white supremacy."
The victory gave the Democratic Alliance control of both Johannesburg and Pretoria, the nation's capital, following heavy losses in urban areas by the ruling African National Congress at the Aug.

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