Elections 2014: Why the youth should vote

2014-04-10 14:09

With the Economic Freedom Fighters appealing to many young voters, political party leaders has been asked to motivate why the youth should vote for them.

Agang's posters are disappearing

2014-04-09 16:56

Agang SA branches across the Western Cape are reporting wide spread removal of their posters from mainly coloured residential areas by unidentified parties.

Donor funding behind failed merger: Zille

2014-02-08 11:03

Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele's motivation to stand as the DA's presidential candidate was to secure donor funding, according to DA leader Helen Zille, the Saturday Star reports.


In an exclusive video interview DA presidential candidate Mamphela Ramphele clears up the confusion around being a presidential candidate for the DA while remaining Agang SA’s leader. Watch.

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"When we fail to provide the majority of young people with quality education, we are shutting the future in their faces," Mamphela Ramphele said to News24. Watch.

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Agang leader Mamphela Ramphele spoke to News24 about Agang's stance on BEE, strongly stating the policy hinders South Africa's enconomy. Watch.

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Lawyers welcome NDPP appointment

2013-08-31 21:02

The Black Lawyers Association has welcomed the appointment of Mxolisi Nxasana as the new national director of public prosecutions.


Agang SA leader, Mamphela Ramphele, has disclosed her net worth of R55m and has urged President Jacob Zuma to do the same. Watch.

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Agang gets 30 days for approval

2013-07-02 07:23

There is a 30-day period in which objections can be lodged against Agang SA's registration as a political party, the Independent Electoral Commission says.

Mining hostels are an insult - Ramphele

2013-06-24 07:54

Mamphela Ramphele says mining hostels are an insult to the dignity of miners and that workers should be given land just as people in Soweto were given houses.

Agang identifies 5 key policy areas

2013-06-22 18:00

Newly launched Agang SA has identified five policy areas it is focusing on, including the economy and crime, its policy director says.

Ramphele: Agang gearing up for 2014 polls

2013-06-22 12:49

Agang SA is building a powerful campaign machine to fight the 2014 general elections, leader Mamphela Ramphele has said at the party’s launch in Pretoria.

Hani’s daughter joins Agang

2013-06-21 12:55

Deceased SACP leader Chris Hani's daughter Vanessa has accused the ANC of betraying her father's legacy, and has decided to join AgangSA.


Education departments are led by the weakest ministers, Agang's Mamphela Ramphele said. Watch.

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NGO lays claim to 'Agang' name

2013-06-13 22:29

A non-governmental organisation has laid claim to the name Agang, which is also the name of a new party political platform led by Mamphela Ramphele.

DA not opposed to coalition

2013-06-05 21:05

The DA is not against forming a coalition of opposition parties, but has to be sure it will work, it says.

Bank exec takes top Agang post

2013-05-13 17:05

Banking executive Nkosinathi Solomon has been appointed campaign director for the party political platform, Agang, it says.

Active citizens needed, says Ramphele

2013-05-07 11:24

People need to be active citizens, not passive "subjects" to be able to take control of their lives, Agang founder Mamphela Ramphele says.

Corruption 'a betrayal of our struggle'

2013-04-25 14:43

A culture of corruption and impunity is seeping through every level of government and corroding society, Agang leader Mamphela Ramphele says.

SA not a caring democracy - Ramphele

2013-03-27 19:36

South Africa is anything but a caring democracy, Agang leader Mamphela Ramphele says.

Support for Mamphela Ramphele in Alex

2013-03-27 17:13

Some Alexandra, Johannesburg, residents say they felt inspired after speaking to political activist Mamphela Ramphele.

Ramphele visits Alexandra orphanage

2013-03-27 14:07

Singing residents has welcomed Mamphela Ramphele to the Ratang Bana orphanage in Alexandra.

Loss of commercial farmers 'worrisome'

2013-03-24 22:08

It is "worrisome" that South Africa is losing many of its commercial farmers to countries to the north of it, says academic and businesswoman Mamphela Ramphele.

Ramphele shocked at taxi driver death

2013-03-01 19:02

Agang leader Mamphela Ramphele has expressed shock at the death of a minibus taxi driver who was allegedly assaulted by police.


ANC stole my money - Ramphele

2014-04-10 13:11

The ANC is a thief stealing citizens' money, Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele said at the Daily Maverick's The Gathering Conference in Johannesburg.

Malema tops Twitter

2014-03-18 16:58

EFF leader Julius Malema has more Twitter followers than official opposition leader Helen Zille and Jacob Zuma, a study has found.

Elections 2014: The Oscar goes to...

2014-03-13 12:44

This year I will be making a very informed vote, or that is what I thought would be the case before I read the manifestos of the Big Eight of South Africa.


Agang SA will continue to exist after the elections, DA presidential candidate Mamphela Ramphele says.

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Inkatha Freedom Party leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi talks to News24 about Mamphela Rampele’s decision to stand as the DA’s presidential candidate.

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Agang leader Mamphela Ramphele spoke to News24 about her party's finances saying even Obama's second campaign ran into cashflow problems.

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Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele believes she has earned the trust of communities across the country by publicly revealing her net worth of more than R50 million. Watch.

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Ramphele needs R75m to join SA's ultrarich

2013-08-25 17:36

Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele wealth has stunned many after she publicly declared her interests.

Key claims in Vavi’s 'bogus' spy report

2013-08-17 09:22

Cosatu secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi says an "intelligence report", which describes him as a US agent, was circulated among senior ANC members to discredit him.


Agang SA was launched as a formal political party on Saturday, four months after its leader Mamphela Ramphele announced the formation of the platform. Watch.

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Agang SA to help 'realign politics in SA'

2013-06-22 22:04

The DA has welcomed the launch of Agang SA, saying it will hasten the realignment of politics in the country - but has also warned against splitting the electoral vote.

Alternative needed - Agang supporters

2013-06-22 16:16

South Africa needs an alternative to the current government, supporters at Agang SA's launch have said.

Agang SA ready for launch

2013-06-21 22:32

Agang SA will launch as a formal political party, four months after its leader Mamphela Ramphele announced the formation of the platform.

Tutu backs Ramphele's party

2013-06-21 11:53

Someone of Mamphela Ramphele's calibre should be welcomed into South African politics, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says.

Ramphele: Govt failing youth

2013-06-20 13:10

Government has failed South Africa's youth through corrupt and inept management of the education system, Agang leader Mamphela Ramphele says.

Ramphele: SA on a completely wrong track

2013-06-06 15:42

South Africa would be a better democracy if Nelson Mandela had served a second term as president, Mamphela Ramphele says.

Gupta jet: Agang blames politicians

2013-05-23 11:49

Public servants should not be scapegoats for the politicians who were responsible for the clearance of a privately chartered plane at Waterkloof Air Force Base, Agang SA says.

New political parties healthy - Duarte

2013-05-09 16:44

The formation of new political parties is good for the country, but many of them are being launched to challenge the ANC, the party's deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte has said.

No more bullies, says Agang leader

2013-04-27 14:06

Newly-formed political party Agang will not be bullied by those in power, says leader Mamphela Ramphele.

Ramphele bemoans masculine political culture

2013-04-11 15:34

Politicians are not being held properly accountable because of the country's strong masculine political culture, Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele says.

Agang still listening, says Ramphele

2013-03-27 18:36

The political platform Agang is still in "listening mode", leader Mamphela Ramphele says.

Ramphele gets an earful in Alexandra

2013-03-27 15:59

Mamphela Ramphele has listened intently to Alexandra residents as they spoke about their problems with service delivery, housing and education.

Exodus of farmers worries Ramphele

2013-03-25 08:46

It is “worrisome” that South Africa is losing many of its commercial farmers to countries to the north of it, academic and businesswoman Mamphela Ramphele says.

SA must feel votes count - Ramphele

2013-03-04 22:13

Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele has welcomed the DA's decision to table a bill in Parliament proposing changes to the country's electoral system, saying South Africans must feel their votes count.

Moeletsi Mbeki behind Ramphele move?

2013-02-24 20:48

A source has told City Press that political analyst and businessman Moeletsi Mbeki is behind activist Mamphela Ramphele going in to politics.

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