Mamphela Ramphele abandons debt

2014-08-24 20:57

Former Agang leader Mamphela Ramphele allegedly moved to cash in shares worth R10m to pay Agang debts and staff salaries, but later reneged, saying she needed to protect her assets.


Agang cannot be "bought by anybody" and would not allow the DA to bully the party, party leader Mamphela Ramphele said. Watch.

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O'Sullivan, Agang part ways

2014-05-09 18:43

Forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan and Agang SA have decided to go their separate ways, the party has announced.

Ramphele destroyed her brand: Zille

2014-05-09 16:52

The DA says Agang leader Mamphela Ramphele committed political suicide by turning down the opportunity to be the DA's presidential candidate.

ANC leads national vote with 62%

2014-05-09 11:01

The ANC was leading the fifth national elections with 62.45 percent of the vote on Friday morning, according to provisional results.

More than 4 million votes for ANC so far

2014-05-08 13:05

The ANC is leading the fifth democratic elections with over four million counted votes nationally by midday.

Nearly 2 500 voting stations open late

2014-05-07 14:57

The IEC says a total of 2 449 voting stations experienced delays in opening because of, among others, staff arriving late and voting materials being delivered late.


Agang will only consider coaltions with parties with shared principles, party leader Mamphela Ramphele said.

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Tlakula: Responsible for irregular expenditure

2014-05-02 12:22

IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula has acknowledged responsibility for irregular expenditure at an Electoral Court sitting in the High Court in Johannesburg.

Public protector gets 'food parcels for votes' complaints

2014-04-21 21:04

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has received three complaints against the ANC using state resources for its election campaign, her spokesperson says.

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.


Speaking about the DA's prospects after this election, DA Parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko said she could not imagine a DA-Agang reconciliation. Watch.

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13 parties get National Assembly seats

2014-05-10 19:00

EC chairperson Pansy Tlakula has announced that 13 parties have won seats in the National Assembly.

The ANC wins Limpopo, EFF opposition

2014-05-09 17:49

The ANC has won Limpopo and the first time ever the EFF will occupy the opposition benches.

ANC cruising to overall win

2014-05-09 15:59

The African National Congress is leading the national elections with more than 11 million votes.


Speaking about the DA's prospects after this election, DA Parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko said she could not imagine a DA-Agang reconciliation. Watch.

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Election results come in steadily

2014-05-08 10:32

Election results are streaming in steadily across the country, but the two major cities of Johannesburg and Cape Town are lagging behind.

Good morning citizens - Ramphele

2014-05-07 09:47

Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele has surprised voters by shouting "Good morning citizens" when she arrived to vote in Cape Town.


Agang cannot be "bought by anybody" and would not allow the DA to bully the party, party leader Mamphela Ramphele said. Watch.

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Cope dealt blow in KZN

2014-04-30 20:18

The only Cope member of the KwaZulu-Natal legislature has officially joined the African National Congress.

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.

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