The ANC celebrates 100 years of existence. This special feature covers the celebrations and delves into the past of the organisation which brought democracy to South Africa and ponders what lies ahead.
THE ANC, which threw a massive 100th birthday party yesterday, plans to change the way its leaders are elected to protect the organisation from the influence of money and divisive leadership battles.
EMBATTLED ANC Youth League president Julius Malema may not have addressed the ANC’s 100-years celebrations but his presence was felt throughout the proceedings.
AFRICAN leaders used the ANC’s gala dinner in Mangaung in the Free State on Saturday night to congratulate the party on reaching its 100-year milestone and to give advice on how to handle some of the country’s problems.
THE ANC’s centenary celebration was among the most talked-about topics on social media sites at the weekend:
SQUINTING into the fierce African sun and flapping air through his gold, green and black ANC shirt, David Mohlakoana took a swing at the ball and then raised a clenched fist in celebration.
ANC, SACP, Cosatu differ on vital issues of leadership and policy
THE fateful events of the June 16 1976 uprising not only highlighted the atrocities of the apartheid regime to the world, but also awakened a Port Elizabeth schoolboy’s political consciousness and led him to join the armed struggle that would change his life.
ONE of the first ANC leaders from the Eastern Cape, James Njongwe, played a leading role in the defiance of apartheid in the 1950s and firmly placed the province at the forefront of the liberation struggle.
From liberation heroes to governing party, the ANC celebrated its centenary on Sunday, a crucial milestone for Africa’s liberation movement. Nwabisa Makunga and Rochelle de Kock look at what the 100 year mark means for party
IT has given birth to leaders of high calibre and boasts being the incubator of world icons, but in recent years the Eastern Cape has been losing its bragging rights somewhat as the province that drives South Africa’s political agenda.
THE brutality of apartheid often resulted in thousands of black casualties who needed serious medical attention, which was at times hard to come by as doctors feared helping victims of state-sponsored violence.
From Pixley ka Isaka Seme, Albert Luthuli, Oliver Tambo to Jacob Zuma, the ANC celebrates a century of struggle, victory and governance. NWABISA MAKUNGA, ROCHELLE DE KOCK and LUYOLO MKENTANE track the 100-year journey of Africa’s oldest liberation movement
THE three “illegal” decades of the ANC’s 100-year existence were no doubt the turning point for a movement that shaped South Africa’s future.
DESPITE an undertaking to end apartheid, negotiations to shape democracy were not without their fair share of difficulty.
THABO Mbeki was the natural choice to succeed Nelson Mandela in becoming the second democratic president of South Africa in 1999
ALTHOUGH he was fired as deputy president in 2005, many believed Jacob Zuma would make a better and more accessible head of state.