Julius Malema, the president of the youth wing of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress, may unravel Nelson Mandela’s legacy of a nonracial and inclusive society, the leader of the country’s main opposition party said.
The Democratic Alliance, South Africa’s main opposition party, said the leader of political party Agang SA has reversed her decision to run as the DA’s presidential candidate in this year’s national elections.
South Africa’s main opposition party named ex-Gold Fields Ltd. Chairwoman Mamphela Ramphele as its presidential candidate and merged with her party to challenge the ruling African National Congress in elections this year.
South African authorities said they had halted a series of attacks on foreign nationals, preventing a recurrence of widespread xenophobic violence in May 2008 that claimed more than 60 lives and drove thousands from their homes.