Ramphele Enters Political Fray, Plans to Contest 2014 Elections

Publication Date:
18 February 2013
South Africa, Governance

Author, activist and businessperson Dr Mamphela Ramphele on Monday announced her intention to form a "party political platform" for all South Africans that "will focus on rekindling the hope that building the country of our dreams is possible in our lifetime".


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Mamphela Ramphele, Former Managing Director, World Bank and former Vice-Chancellor, University of Cape Town.Mamphela Ramphela has spent a lifetime as a leading campaigner for social justice both domestically and globally. She sits on the board of directors of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa.

There has been mixed reaction from analysts and other political parties, following activist Dr Mamphela Ramphele's announcement on her 'political party platform' known as Agang SA ... Read more »