South Africa's New Political Era?

Activist Mamphela Ramphele's new "party political platform" aims to "rekindle the hope of building a country all citizens dream of". Ramphele said the initiative is being launched under the name Agang, which means ‘Build South Africa’.

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Mamphela Ramphele has declared her intention to form a party political platform for all South Africans.

  • South Africa:  Ramphele Launches Platform to 'Build SA', 18 February 2013

    South African activist, doctor and businesswoman Mamphela Ramphele officially announced the formation of a "party political platform" at Johannesburg's Constitution Hill on Monday. read more »

  • South Africa:  Cautious Response to Ramphele Announcement

    South African Press Association, 18 February 2013

    Political parties reacted cautiously to Mamphela Ramphele's announcement on Monday that she had formed a "party political platform". read more »

  • South Africa:  Dr Mamphela Ramphele's Political Plans

    Agang South Africa, 18 February 2013

    Dr Mamphela Ramphele today declared her intention to form a party political platform for all South Africans “that will focus on rekindling hope that building the country of ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Rekindling The South African Dream

    Agang South Africa, 18 February 2013

    Speech by Mamphela Ramphele read more »


  • South Africa:  DA Welcomes Important Step in Realignment of Politics

    Democratic Alliance, 18 February 2013

    The Democratic Alliance takes note of Dr. Mamphela Ramphele's announcement today that she intends to engage South Africans about the formation of a new political party in the ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Who is Mamphela Ramphele?

    Agang South Africa, 18 February 2013

    Mamphela Aletta Ramphele has been a student activist, a medical doctor, a community development activist, a researcher, a university executive, a global public servant and is now ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Zille Tight-Lipped About Ramphele

    South African Press Association, 16 February 2013

    Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille remained tight-lipped on Saturday evening about former activist Mamphela Ramphele's future political plans. read more »