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ANC - 100 years
A century of fighting for freedom

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.

10 Jan ’12
Home ANC celebrates it’s centenary

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.

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09 Jan ’12
News Road ahead for ANC

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.

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04 Jan ’12
News Malema gets place at top table of ANC

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.

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03 Jan ’12
News Kaunda warns SA on land issue

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.

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01 Jan ’12
News Mangaung event hot topic on Twitter

THE ANC’s centenary celebration was among the most talked-about topics on social media sites at the weekend:

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14 Dec ’11
News Lavish party for ANC elite

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.

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13 Dec ’11
News Three-way marriage on the rocks?

ANC, SACP, Cosatu differ on vital issues of leadership and policy

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12 Dec ’11
Personalities We love the ANC so much we are prepared to die for it’

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.

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11 Dec ’11
Personalities City doctor played vital early role

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.

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09 Dec ’11
News ANC’s Mangaung moment of truth

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

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08 Dec ’11
News Eastern Cape losing its grip on ANC top spot

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.

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07 Dec ’11
Personalities PE Medic put his life on the line

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.

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06 Dec ’11
History Struggle that united a nation: 1912-1950s

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

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05 Dec ’11
History Banned but not beaten: 1960s – 1980s

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.

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04 Dec ’11
History Thorny road to democracy: 1990-1994

DESPITE an undertaking to end apartheid, negotiations to shape democracy were not without their fair share of difficulty.

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03 Dec ’11
History Uneasy sits the crown – The Mbeki years: 1999-2008

THABO Mbeki was the natural choice to succeed Nelson Mandela in becoming the second democratic president of South Africa in 1999

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02 Dec ’11
History A fall from grace: 2007-2008

ALTHOUGH he was fired as deputy president in 2005, many believed Jacob Zuma would make a better and more accessible head of state.

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01 Dec ’11
History Zuma digs in: 2009-2012

WHEN acting head of public prosecutions Mokotedi Mpshe stepped up on April 6 2009 and announced corruption charges against Jacob Zuma had been dropped, the writing was on the wall that the man from Nkandla was heading for the Union Buildings.

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