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2008-09-20 15:00:18

Text of report by website of non-profit South African Press Association (SAPA) news agency [Report by Mirah Langer] JOHANNESBURG Sept 20 - While the ANC said president Thabo Mbeki's agreement to resign on Saturday will help stabilise the country, some opposition parties and analysts expressed deep concerns for its ramifications for SA [South Africa]. Addressing the media at the Esselen Park conference centre in Kempton Park on the East Rand, African National Congress secretary- general...

2008-09-20 12:00:08

Text of report by website of non-profit South African Press Association (SAPA) news agency The United Democratic Movement has condemned the manner in which the ANC recalled President Thabo Mbeki on Saturday, describing it as "an act of political barbarity." "To remove the head of state like this is an act of political barbarity that threatens to plunge the country into anarchy," Bantu Holomisa said in a statement on Saturday. The Pan Africanist Congress of Azania said the ANC decision was...

2006-03-05 06:36:36

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A newly elected councillor for South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) was shot dead late on Saturday in what police said could be a politically motivated killing after last week's local government polls. The councillor was shot while sleeping at a house in the country's eastern province of KwaZulu-Natal, the traditional stronghold of the opposition Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), which saw its support eroded in Wednesday's municipal election. "There were...

2006-02-27 10:26:21

By Gershwin Wanneburg JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's ruling ANC looks set to overcome growing public anger over poor services, graft and its own internal divisions to secure another sweeping victory in Wednesday's local government elections, analysts say. With the opposition limited to narrow campaigns along race or class lines, the anti-apartheid party once led by Nelson Mandela appears to be keeping its hold -- for now -- on South African voter loyalty. Several townships...

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