African National Congress News
Remembering Nelson Mandela on the anniversary of his inauguration
Today marks the anniversary of Nelson Mandela's inauguration as South Africa's first democratically-elected president in 1994. Mandela stepped down from office in 1999 after one term. Mandela spent his life fighting to end apartheid in South Africa. In 1962, when Mandela was leader of the African
Mandela's African National Congress Party Suffers Worst Setback Since Apartheid Ended
South Africa’s ruling party is suffering its worst electoral setback since it ended apartheid under Nelson Mandela more than two decades ago. Voters are expressing discontent over the country's unemployment rate and recent corruption scandals. As of Friday afternoon, with more than 99 percent of
South Africa's Chief Prosecutor to Appeal Ruling on Zuma Corruption Charges
South Africa’s chief prosecutor said today he will appeal a court ruling ordering his office to reconsider reinstating 783 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma . “I have decided to apply leave to appeal against the judgment of the full bench of the Pretoria High ourt,” National
Bombshell Interview Suggests CIA Played a Role in Mandela's '62 Arrest
Nelson Mandela 's arrest in 1962 allegedly came as the result of a tipoff from an agent of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency , according to a new report published by The Sunday Times . The anti-apartheid revolutionary and future president of South Africa was arrested by police in 1962 while
South Africans Wait on Hour-Long Lines to Vote in Fifth Election Since Apartheid’s End
Concerns rise about the "born free generation," many who have not registered to vote yet.
South Africa Votes in First Election after Nelson Mandela's Death
Now and lining up in the first elections since the death of Nelson Mandela. And the party that broke through a losing support right now the international hot spot South Africa. Hello everyone I'm Michelle Franzen in New York twenty years after Nelson Mandela won the first election after apartheid
5 International Stories You'll Care About This Week
From worries about what Russia’s Victory Day could mean for Ukraine to the latest challenge for the “vertical running” set, here’s a look at some of the most interesting stories coming up around the world this week. Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial Goes Back to Court...
Nelson Mandela Memorial: A Man Who Changed the World
World leaders gather in Soweto for a memorial service honoring former South African president Nelson Mandela.
Life in Prison on Robben Island
Act 2: ABC News' Alex Marquardt describes the scene of mourning and celebration in South Africa.