Mamphela Ramphele, the former chairwoman of Gold Fields Ltd., said she’s forming a political party to challenge the ruling African National Congress because corruption and inequality are ruining Africa’s biggest economy.
Julius Malema , the firebrand youth leader of South Africa’s African National Congress , is likely to win re-election this week, keeping pressure on the ruling party to boost state control of the country’s mines.
A strike by South African teachers, nurses and other state workers may spread in coming days, eroding an alliance between the ruling African National Congress and labor unions and harming the country’s image with investors.
South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance took an early lead in votes counted from today’s municipal elections that may see the ruling African National Congress lose control of some towns and cities.
Julius Malema, leader of the youth wing of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress, lost an appeal against charges of bringing the party into disrepute and sowing discord, undermining his political ambitions.
Julius Malema, the youth leader of South Africa’s ruling party, yesterday stepped up demands for the nationalization of mines and banks, triggering cheers from more than 5,000 delegates at a conference.
Julius Malema, the leader of the youth league of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress, lost a bid to overturn charges that led to his suspension from the party, increasing President Jacob Zuma’s chances of winning a second term as party leader.