WhatsUpANC (Mangaung)

A journalism project covering the views of young people on the conference of the African National Congress of South Africa.

Website: http://whatsupanc.blogspot.com/


February 25, 2013

  • South Africa: Mangaung 2012 - We Were There! [Blog]

    By the end of conference, WhatsUpANC.blogspot.com, had received more than 12,000 hits. This number does not include the hits on our partner, AllAfrica.com, the largest website on... Read more »



December 20, 2012



December 19, 2012



December 18, 2012

  • South Africa: Zuma's Deputy Could Leave Govt

    Kgalema Motlanthe could well resign from government and leave the way clear for President Jacob Zuma to bring Cyril Ramaphosa in as deputy president of the country immediately,... Read more »

  • South Africa: Behold, the Zuma Moment! [Blog]

    It was no secret going into today's announcement plenary that Zuma's slate would wipe the floor. With National Chaplain Mehana chanting 'Viva God', the Zuma Moment was ushered in.... Read more »

  • South Africa: All Now in Tune [Blog]

    Much of the message emanating from Mangaung is, like Trevor Manuel's modest choice of transport, non-verbal. Read more »

  • South Africa: The Return of Cyril Ramaphosa [Blog]

    Far from wild life auction halls, Cyril Ramaphosa revived his almost-abandoned political career in Mangaung yesterday. Buffalo man exuded quiet confidence. Read more »

  • South Africa: Making Way for the New Game [Blog]

    Mangaung will not bring about any drastic leadership changes within the ANC. Three of the six probable winners might be new to the positions, but their place in the safari has been... Read more »

  • South Africa: The Rocket That Failed to Launch [Blog]

    We can (sadly) conclude that Kgalema Motlanthe will not be elected as President of the African National Congress. From day one, delegates from all over the country were already... Read more »

  • South Africa: Long Night of Voting Ends at Ruling Party Conference [Blog]

    It's been a very long night for the delegates. Walking from Marula, the UFS residence where I am staying, to the media centre, I met Khumbulane Ntusi and Bheka Cele, both... Read more »

  • South Africa: Trevor Manuel - Off the NEC and Down With the People [Blog]

    Just spotted Manuel driving himself around the UFS campus in the tiniest white car! Makes a wonderful change from the BMW blue light brigade. Clearly being off the NEC suits him. Read more »

  • South Africa: Broadcasting Live From... [Blog]

    The news about WhatsUpANC went live on Free State community radio station, Motheo FM (88.5MHz). The two of us were interviewed by Thembekile Mrototo, who is a second-year... Read more »



December 17, 2012

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