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Unlocking South Africa's Potential: The Challenge for New Political Parties

28 May 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Chatham House, London

Participants

Dr Mamphela Ramphele, Political Activist; Founder, Agang South Africa Party; Managing Director, World Bank (2000-04)
Chair: Tony Dykes, Director, ACTSA (Action for Southern Africa)

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Overview

South Africans go to the polls in 2014, 20 years after the African National Congress (ANC) took power in the country's first democratic elections. Dr Ramphele, a seasoned anti-apartheid activist, will discuss what she considers to be the ANC's governance failures, the role of fear as a determinant in South African politics and how the Agang South Africa (Build South Africa) party will challenge the ANC at the election.

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