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Al Jazeera
Dec 17, 2017 3:32am +03
watershed meeting to elect a new leader for south africa's ruling party the african national congress faced legal challenges as it kicked off some delegates were bob from by court orders from attending the a.n.c. leadership contest the african national congress is d.t. divided over who should take over from jacob zuma and. zuma is the south african president's preferred candidate the other main contender. supporters say his business background makes him the best option to turn around south africa's flagging economy or get to our guests in just a moment but first tanya page has more from johannesburg. the african national congress elect of conference is underway and it's going to be unfolding here over the next five days but most of the discussion and debate will be happening behind closed doors and those buildings there just in the distance behind the fence we can see some of the delegates there about five thousand or so have come here from branches of the a.n.c. all over the country they want to just be voting for the top job of president but deputy and in fact all the top one hundred he i
Al Jazeera
Dec 17, 2017 10:32am +03
elect a new leader for south africa's ruling party the african national congress faced legal challenges as it kicked off some delegates were barred from by court orders from attending the a.n.c. leadership contest the african national congress is deeply divided over who should take over from jacob zuma and goes on a glum in the zuma is the south african presidents preferred candidate the other main contender opposed supporters say his business background makes him the best option to turn around south africa's flagging economy we'll get to our guests in just a moment but first tanya page has more from johannesburg. the african national congress a licht of conference is underway and it's going to be unfolding here over the next five days but most of the discussion and debate will be happening behind closed doors and those buildings there just in the distance behind the fence we can see some of the delegates there about five thousand or so have come here from branches of the a.n.c. all over the country they want to just be voting for the top job of president but deputy and in fa
Al Jazeera
Dec 17, 2017 2:32pm +03
watershed meeting to elect a new leader for south africa's ruling party the african national congress faced legal challenges as it kicked off some delegates were bob from by court orders from attending the a.n.c. leadership contest the african national congress is deeply divided over who should take over from jacob zuma and. zuma is the south african presidents preferred candidate the other main contender poza supporters say his business background makes him the best option to turn around south africa's flagging economy we'll get to our guests in just a moment but first tanya page has more from johannesburg. the african national congress elect of conference is underway and it's going to be unfolding here over the next five days but most of the discussion and debate will be happening behind closed doors and those buildings there just in the distance behind the fence we can see some of the delegates there about five thousand or so have come here from branches of the a.n.c. all over the country they want to just be voting for the top job of president but deputy and in fact all the top one hund
Al Jazeera
Dec 16, 2017 8:32pm +03
leader for south africa's ruling party the african national congress faced legal challenges as it kicked off some delegates were bob from by court orders from attending the a.n.c. leadership contest the african national congress is deeply divided over who should take over from jacob zuma and. is the south african presidents preferred candidate the other main contender poza supporters say his business background makes him the best option to turn around south africa's flagging economy we'll get to our guests in just a moment but first tanya page has more from johannesburg. the african national congress a licht of conference is underway and it's going to be unfolding here over the next five days but most of the discussion and debate will be happening behind closed doors and those buildings there just in the distance behind the fence we can see some of the delegates there about five thousand or so have come here from branches of the a.n.c. all over the country they want to just be voting for the top job of president but deputy and in fact all the top one hundred he is the shins but of course
Al Jazeera
Dec 16, 2017 11:00am +03
raises questions over a controversial new security along. party the african national congress is meeting in johannesburg to elect its new leader whoever chosen to succeed jacob zuma only the a.n.c. into the next presidential elections that's in two thousand and nineteen the party used to be divided over who should take over a bitter campaign is threaten to split the movement and closes on a zuma south african president's preferred candidate she's campaigned hard against racial inequality and improving prospects for the black majority the other main contender is cyril ramaphosa supporters say his business background makes him the best option to turn around south africa's flagging economy china page is live for us in johannesburg so quite a bit of attention here is there a risk of doing lasting damage to the party. well i think and certainly in many commentators analysts and ordinary soft. minds' there's already been an enormous amount of damage caused to the governing african national congress under the leadership of its current president jacob zuma the president has been on mired
PBS
Dec 18, 2017 2:30pm PST
america." the african national congress in south africa has a new leader. more about the man who replaced jacob zuma as party head. chile has a new president was come to power for a second time. a conservative billionaire come he won more votes than any presidential candidate chile's return to democracy in the 1990's. ra was president until 2014 and he won this time by pledging to boost the economy. in defeating votes a left-wing senator. he is promising to transform chile into a fully formed country. billionaire businessman sebastian pinera is about to become chile's president for the second time. in the end, his right-wing party won with a comfortable lead of 55%. in the second round of voting, he was up against an extra list and senator, a candidate from the left-wing coalition -- x journalist and senator, candidate from the left-wing coalition. in an emotional speech from said -- i believe we can feel proud of our proposal, but we have to be self-critical. we suffered a heart defeat, and it is in the defeats you learn the most. reporter: a conservative billionaire, sebastian piÑera p
BBC News
May 5, 2017 12:30am BST
african national congress to lead, even in difficult times, even in times when you don't necessarily agree with the decisions of the president or whoever. but it is president zuma's time and he is entitled to those decisions, and both by the guidance of the anc constitution and the national conference resolution, to take a decision to reshuffle his cabinet after consultation. that is what the resolution says. yes, but, minister, he isn't, is he, entitled to reshuffle his cabinet, to fire his respected finance minister and the deputy finance minister without proper consultation with anc and cabinet colleagues? and, according to both the deputy president and the secretary general of the anc, there was no proper consultation before mr gordon and mrjonas were fired? they are entitled to those views and to have dissent. they probably don't agree to the president, in terms of the shuffling. but the anc resolutions say that the president, after consultation, will basically exercise his prerogative. we have since reflected on that matter and both the deputy president and the secretary genera
Deutsche Welle
Dec 16, 2017 9:00pm CET
to the right mean for the continent also coming up. south africa's ruling african national congress crossroads party to jacob zuma once internal divisions a threat to the a.n.c. in the bible as delegates meet to elected the knesset. and a gym in saudi arabia where women are testing the boundaries as a conservative kingdom stops to give women more right. welcome to the program austria is set to make a shop turn to the right with a new governing coalition taking office on monday not austria's thirty one year old political shooting star sebastian could of the can. devotee of people's party will become chancellor making him the youngest head of government in europe he'll govern with the far right euro skeptic freedom party the two parties have promised to tighten the country's asylum and immigration regulations but they also are firmed austria's commitment to the european union. a day after concluding their negotiations the leaders of austria's new governing coalition met the press the best in quotes as people's party will receive eight ministerial positions the far right freedom party will get si
Al Jazeera
Oct 23, 2015 5:00am EDT
age of 18 and were now voting for the first time and there was concern by the ruling african national congress around certain loyalty and who would they vote for because they don't have the same loyalty of parents and grandparents necessarily have to the ruling party as the party that liberated the country. students, the young people in this country specifically looking for representation that will best benefit them and in case especially with regard to education and also access to job and job creation so here from president zuma they are not necessarily loyal to the national congress however we have also seen student representation on campuses and those represented by the african national congress, we have seen some divisions around the way forward. the unity though has been unprecedented but the protests continue. we do see some political involvement and some agenda and this is the case when the african national congress addressed students in johannesburg saying they sympathize with students and understand their plight and the african national congress ultimately laying the blame for rise in educat
Al Jazeera
Dec 16, 2017 12:00pm +03
temporarily. but again in south africa where the. ruling party the african national congress is meeting in johannesburg to elect its new leader whoever is chosen to succeed jacob zuma will lead the agency into the next presidential elections in two thousand and nineteen now the party is deeply divided over who should do that taking over bitter campaign has threatened to split the movement and co inc asana zuma is the south african president's preferred candidate she's campaigning hard against racial inequality and improving prospects for the black majority the other contender is cyril ramaphosa supporters say his business background makes him the best option to turn around south africa's struggling economy tanya page joins us live now in johannesburg to tell us how things were going and there's been a lot of unofficial meetings before the emission fishel thing actually kicks off today. yes exactly there was an emergency meeting called of the national executive committee of the african national congress that includes about one hundred or so members and they were meeting to discuss the ou
PBS
May 6, 2012 10:00am EDT
soweto, a mysterious death of the african national congress president. and so, people grow into the 1970's in a very fearful moment. and that a generation was traumatized. the generation i come from have no direct memory of the repression of the 1960's. and so -- i go to high school in 1976 in soweto. the township south of johannesburg crops as good and stick to the streets, rejecting apartheid, not knowing the fear of the 1960's, have some -- having absolute fearlessness as they go about their business. so in a sense -- more importantly, coupled with an idea of black consciousness that an affirmation that black is not something to be discussed at but that black is something that is beautiful and that we can have black identity. so, a new unity for just outside the apartheid state. so, that lays the basis -- 1976 through to 1980 and the last mile of the struggle goes into the 1980's with young people largely showing their fearlessness. >> when you were a -- you were a student activist? leading boycotts and protests? >> yes. i think it is a job description that you don't go looking for bu
PBS
Jul 15, 2012 10:00am EDT
president of the african national congress. people go into the 1970's in a very fearful moment. the generation i come from have no direct memory of the repression of the 1960's. i go to high school in 1976 in soweto. the township's out of your johannesburg, you have students who take to the streets rejecting the system of apartheid not knowing the fear of the 1960's, having absolute fearlessness as they go about their business. ever since, there is this revival and the struggle of an idea called black consciousness, that an affirmation that black is not something to be discussed it at, but that black is something that is beautiful and that we can live with this black identity. so the new unity for just outside of the apartheid state. so that lays the foundation through 1976 through the 1980's with young people largely showing their fearlessness. >> and you were a teenager, a student activist yourself, leading boycotts, protests and such. >> yes. it is not a job description you go looking for. i happened to enter high school in the year 1976. by 1980, the second wave of uprisings hap
CSPAN
May 5, 2015 1:00am EDT
years as the african national congress grew out of debt and the high interest rates. by the early 2000s, things were looking fairly positive indeed, between the years 2004 and 2007, south africa will exceed growth rates an average of just over 5% of gdp and those years that growth rate is something that you must keep in mind because we're going to revisit it again on a few occasions this afternoon. you can then see coming out of 2007, very obviously, the global financial crisis the south african economy contracts by 1.5% in 2009 and bounces out of the crisis and appears to recover into 2010 and 2011 and then the recovery stalls. gdp growth in south africa is now trapped in a band of somewhere between 1.5 and 2% of gdp, about a third, i will show you later of the rate that south africa needs to get out of political trouble. there are many things happening in this graphic. you see the financial crisis. but what you don't see and nor explains the difficulty south africa has in recovering economically out of the crisis is that the same 2007 and 2008 and 2009 period coincides with a signific
Al Jazeera
Dec 18, 2017 7:32pm +03
african national congress and we move to the train to nineteen elections. in hundred cities something or not. i now hand over to you. please come in that dress the conference. committee cindy something and not the change of the electoral commission is now go to actress us thank you very much congress. we have in our common. treated on our way to announce spades. with regard. to the officers of the. african national congress before we get. allow me to express. our deep gratitude. for the hard. oh people of south africa got. what a standing wave. which the members of the outgoing. of the shadows of the afghanistan of the days have down. the us will. indicate that that will be fully made the announcement of a new pope he said yes. it is my. own now there's a but even needs. to just zone. out polling he says of the evidence was . very resistant. were released never. happy if you check in there and have us. here on soon. to be serving the mass not executive because as soon as we have a way to get announcements. we shall proceed with the nominations putting you that's not exit you have to h
Deutsche Welle
Dec 17, 2017 12:00am CET
cooling leaves the african national congress into the next national election corruption and scandal how to please the a.n.c. these current keda south african president jacob zuma is now in the contest to select a successor threatens to split the potty we'll talk to a longtime observer of some african politics also coming up. austrian conservatives form a government with a you a skeptic for you don't talk to incoming chancellor left the bus jim could see promises to crack down on immigration so what does austria has turned to the right mean for the european union. meanwhile europe's other far right hoping to follow the austrian congress into positions of power that's a meeting in prague like marine le pen and pad fill does the save the e.u. is bad for you wrote. thank you for joining us south africa's ruling african national congress is fighting for its. future those were the words of party leader and south african president jacob zuma in a speech to a conference that will elect his successor now the contest to replace the scandal plagued zuma has caused deep divisions in the a.n.c. obse
CSPAN
May 4, 2015 12:00pm EDT
years as the african national congress grew up the debt with a very high interest rate inherited by the early 2000s things were looking very positive. indeed, between the years 2004-2007, south africa will exceed growth rates of just over 5% of gdp. that's something you must keep in mind. to represent again on a few occasions this afternoon. you convince the coming out of 2007 very obviously a global financial crisis. the south african economy contracts by 1.5% in 2009. it bounces out of the crisis again to recover into 2010 and 2011 and 10 the recovery stalls. gdp growth in south africa now a threat and the damage went 1.5-2% of gdp, about a third i will show you later at the rate that south africa needs to get out of political trouble. that i many things happening in this graphic. you see the financial crisis. what you don't see and explained the difficulties south africa has been recovering economically out of the crisis is that the same 2007 and 2008 period coincide with a significant political shift in the country. nelson mandela has been dadaab those and come back same south afric
Al Jazeera
May 10, 2014 12:00pm EDT
expected to change dramatically. >> the african national congress has won a 5th is consecutive return. this is the sar m ceremony it i pretoria. we saw jacob zuma. he is in power for the next five years. the anc took more than 62% of the vote. >> that's a lower percentage than last time. again, pictures out of pretoria where students are singing as we wait to hear the official results of the presidential election. jacob zuma in attendance. he is expected to speak once results are made official. let's go live to johannesburg where tanya page is standing by. the victory is not a surprise but they were hoping for a bigger victory? >> reporter: absolutely. they were hoping to at least hold on to the major that they had from the last election, which was about 65%. if you go back a little bit further, the election before that, they were at 69 and a h1/ they have dropped a considerable amount of support. everybody here is in a joyous mood, celebrating. there are lots of smiles here people are going to here president zuma delivering thanks to them for voting for the anc. no doubt, lots
Al Jazeera
Dec 17, 2017 3:00am +03
president jacob zuma has made an urgent plea for unity within the governing african national congress as it prepares to select a new leader zuma who is facing corruption allegations is stepping down as head of the party before a new leader is elected on sunday now the contest has been marked by deep divisions within the party tanya page now from johannesburg i the conference started with two warnings to saying divisive songs and to keep the chairs on the ground everybody expects that she is going to be flying around this conference or we ask that you will not be a pain in these conference. a.n.c. members from competing factions have told cheers that. on another in the build up to this crucial event there have been allegations of vote buying and intimidation those accusations have led disgruntled members to take legal action that delayed the start of the conference by several hours but the trend to turn to the country's courts was criticized by president jacob zuma and his last speech as party leader it is actually. we can begin to believe that the courts. to. some believe he has eroded the
Al Jazeera
Jan 13, 2018 2:00pm +03
my deep vision of a united south africa. the african national congress is new leader val's to revive nelson mandela's legacy. plus international tech giants to stand on the vegas strip we check out what's on offer at the consumer electronics show. for twelve years or we start where al jazeera has been given access to unpublished u.n. reports that chronicle the extent of human rights violations and possible war crimes in the war in yemen it also deals with details the extent to which saudi arabia and iran have intervened in the conflict the assessment presented to the security council is sharply critical of sided coalition airstrikes which of course the majority of civilian deaths in the war the findings also bolster accusations by the u.s. that iranian weapons have been supplied to who the rebels breaking a u.n. embargo the report further accuses the united arab emirates of running torture camps in yemen where people have been beaten and electrocuted the panel paints a devastating picture of a conflict that's killed more than ten thousand people and led to widespread famine and displ
Al Jazeera
Dec 17, 2017 1:00am +03
refugees who died on a dangerous new land crossing into europe. and south africa's ruling african national congress has been meeting to choose a new leader the current president jacob zuma who's accused of corruption is stepping down as head of the a.n.c. the party is deeply divided over who should succeed him the main contenders are former cabinet minister because as ana mean is you know who's also his ex-wife and deputy president and prominent businessman cyril ramaphosa the winner will be announced on sunday and zuma has himself acknowledged failures that threaten the party's future. the fifty fourth national conference is taking place at a time when i was. at a crossroads. why we identify corporate. as posing a serious threats to the a.n.c. . we all sort of need to look at. them weeks we are going to. turn a page was at the conference in johannesburg. this african national congress elective conference opened with a warning by the current speaker of the house she said delegates shouldn't sing a divisive songs in support of one candidate or another and she also said no one should be throwing cheers t
Al Jazeera
Dec 16, 2017 10:00am +03
party the african national congress is meeting in johannesburg to like its new leader whoever is chosen to succeed jacob zuma will lead the a.n.c. into the next presidential election in two thousand and nineteen the party's deeply divided over who should take over a bitter campaign has threatened to split the movement and causes on a zuma is the south african presidents preferred candidate she's campaigned hard against racial inequality and for improving prospects for the black majority the other main contender is cyril ramaphosa supporters say his business background makes him the best option to turn around south africa's lagging economy tanya page joins us live now from johannesburg so tanya it's this type of division is something this party is not used to extreme division. exactly and proven very divisive this phrase because there is so much at stake in what is happening at the moment which is causing the delay because we were expecting to be hearing the opening address of president jacob zuma as an emergency meeting by the national executive committee of the. group of about one hund
BBC News
Dec 17, 2017 12:00am GMT
president jacob zuma has warned that the ruling african national congress is at a crossroads. he was speaking as delegates met to choose his successor as party leader. the main contenders to succeed him are the deputy president, cyril ramaphosa, and former cabinet minister nkosazana dlamini—zuma, who is president zuma's ex—wife. during his speech mr zuma, whose presidency has been blighted by corruption allegations, called for an end to "party infighting." our africa editor fergal keane has more. not since the anc came to power 23 years ago has so much depended on the votes of its party members. an organisation that held together through more than eight decades of white rule is now bitterly divided. they sing the same song but support very different visions. this conference isn'tjust about the future of a liberation movement, a political party. it's about the future of this country. will the anc elect a new leader who has promised to sweep away corruption? the anc has always been good at shows of unity, like the clasped hands of the two contenders, dr dlamini—zuma and the man t
Al Jazeera
Dec 16, 2017 10:00pm +03
ruling african national congress has been meeting to choose a new leader current president jacob zuma who's accused of corruption is stepping down as head of the a.n.c. the party is deeply divided over who should succeed him the main contenders are former cabinet minister and. who's also his ex-wife and deputy president and prominent businessman so remet poser the winner will be announced on sunday addressing the event jacob zuma acknowledged failure is the threat in the party's future. the fifty fourth national conference is taking place at a time when i was. at a crossroads. why we identify corporate. as posing a serious threat to the a n c we also need to look at ten ten am weeks we feel our organizations will take a closer look at the two clear front runners to replace zuma because as. is a former cabinet minister who served under every leader since the end of apartheid with portfolios including health home and foreign affairs the former chairwoman of the african union commission she has the backing of her ex-husband jacob zuma a rival the deputy president cyril ramaphosa is a vet
LINKTV
Dec 12, 2013 3:00pm PST
anti- apartheid activist ronnie kasrils who helped found the armed wing of the african national congress with mandela. as a youngvolved student. revulsioner shock and for what had happened in the general revulsion against the apartheid system. the anc had been banned. one had friends and contacts. i got deeply involved very quickly. >> after decades living underground, ronnie kasrils went on to become a top military official and the south african government under president mandela and later served as south africa's intelligence minister. we will talk with him about his years with mandela, the apartheid struggle to president zuma, in the future of south africa. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the white house says enrollment in obamacare insurance plans continues to improve after a problem plagued first month. people signed up in november, double the month before. more than 800,000 people have also signed up for medicaid eligibility. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius touted the improvements
Al Jazeera
May 4, 2014 12:00pm EDT
campaign rallies ahead of elections on wednesday. the supporters of the national african congress have been gathering. the opposition party, economic freedom fighters were holding final rally in pretty other i can't. tanya page is there. we will hear from her. first, at the african national congress in johannesburg. >> a tough crowd to please. supporters want to know why there are corruption allegations in the ruling african national congress. they want to know why there is poor service delivery. some people in the 90,000 stayed annual. some say the speech was boring. the president carried on. he promise today create jobs. he promised to tackle corruption in the ruling african national congress. he promised to deal with the land issues. he says that he will try to work hard here to make sure more land is redistributed to landless black south africans. zuma knows he has a lot of support because of the legacy the amc has. black south africans thanked for helping to end apart eye i'd and bringing freedom. he will be counting on that loyalty come the election on the 7th may. we have got some ra
WHUT
Jul 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
was raised by the use the lead of the african national congress -- the youth leader of the african national congress, they want exploration of land without compensation to redress the balance of -- the imbalances of the past. did the conference resolve on this issue, of the preparation of land without compensation? retsof there will be compensation. a data sharipov -- >> there will be compensation. that is our policy at the moment. i'm aware that there has been appropriation of the land without compensation. we ought to do things within the framework of the law. we ought to correct things so that everyone feels compatible and feels protected. >> how painful was the experience of this painting that depicted you with your genitals exposed? how painful was that for you? >> i think that was an unfortunate incident. i am sure the individual who participated in that painting needs to be helped, because they played with it very difficult issue of racism in south africa. with that sort of language, do you forgive them, the painter, the gallery? >> absolutely. they need to be helped to unde
Deutsche Welle
Dec 17, 2017 9:00am CET
africa delegates from the ruling african national congress are meeting to elect a new party leader with national polls in two thousand and nineteen the gathering is being closely watched for signs of the direction the party will take but with deep divisions over who should take over incumbent leader and south african president jacob zuma has acknowledged the party is fighting for its future. not. that it's not. our to the people south africa's president jacob zuma trying to conjure up some of his party's former spirit the african national congress led the fight against apartheid demanding justice and equality for all for some it almost sounds like mockery but president zuma faces dozens of allegations of corruption blackmail fraud and money laundering for years he's used his presidential immunity to keep him in power though the mood at this party gathering seemed upbeat divisions run deep and zuma himself acknowledged. as. the. observers say the party is in danger of splitting into into camps headed by the two main candidates looking to succeed zuma as party leader cyril ramaphosa
Al Jazeera
Jan 13, 2018 7:00pm +03
attention from the international community. now the new head of south africa's ruling african national congress has vowed to crack down on corruption and restore nelson mandela's mission during the party's one hundred sixth anniversary so around the posts are outlined his vision for the movement of the came the country's first democratic government is widely seen as a possible successor to president jacob zuma is expected to step down when his term ends next year. we shall pay tribute to the contribution notice in mandela of a over the coals of his ninety five years to this struggle friedel a close as humanity. we shall make it up her aides that we draw lessons and inspiration from these lives as we confront the challenge of the present moment. this is so. true your. dream. and dream. is tiny a page has more on the party's anniversary in south africa's east london. nelson mandela would have turned one hundred years old scare and some of the governing african national congress. two thousand and two the late president and first. in season. it's obama poll says it needs to be over to enter the ideals
Al Jazeera
Dec 17, 2017 7:00am +03
at this time on all jazeera. i. a crucial meeting begins in south africa the african national congress passed a new leader. this is a law you from doha also coming up protestors in israel the prime minister's resignation of corruption allegations which he denies. will tell you why the trumpet ministration as a lot of scientists to stop talking about science and motorbikes are the best way to get around vietnam's capital but now there's a plan to bomb the. south africa's president has called for unity in the governing african national congress as it prepares to select a new leader jacob zuma who's facing corruption allegations is stepping down as head of the party before a successor is elected on sunday well the contest has been marked by deep divisions tanya page reports from johannesburg. i the conference started with two warnings don't to sing divisive songs and keep the chairs on the ground everybody at speeds that will be flying around this conference or we can say that you will not in this conference. a.n.c. members from competing factions have her cheers at one another in the build up t
Al Jazeera
Dec 16, 2017 2:00pm +03
leader for south africa's ruling party the african national congress is due to start in an hour after being delayed due to legal challenges whoever is chosen to succeed jacob zuma who is tainted by corruption allegations will lead the a.n.c. into the next presidential election that's in two thousand and nineteen the party is deeply divided over who should be better campaigners threaten to split the movement because on a zoom is south african president's preferred candidate she has campaigned hard against racial inequality and for and proving in the ass the prospects rather of the black majority the other main contender is cyril ramaphosa supporters say his business background makes him the best option to turn around south africa's struggling economy page because life for us in johannesburg so tony these legal challenges that have been going on this morning tell us what they are. she will this is really come off the back of course rulings three of them which were delivered by various courts around the country on friday and they're just three of the examples there have been other court
Deutsche Welle
Dec 18, 2017 8:00pm CET
apartheid south africa the country's ruling african national congress elected a new leader deputy president cyril ramaphosa defeated president jacob zuma is exwife in a clogged closely fall race thousands of delegates took part in the vote and much of south africa it was watching as the a.n.c. announced its new leader of the a.n.c. which is known as the party of nelson mandela has rooms. health africa since the end of apartheid the party's last three leaders have all served as president of south africa. and this is the moment when cyril ramaphosa won the agency's top job come great lesson that i mean is to me or receive. two to six one. and come great sinner i'm a perfectly free to go there are. we do you. agree that not yours do you think you did not good if you don't ah. and you can see right there one side cheering the other side silent obviously a divided a.n.c. we want to go now to do so he is serving the a.n.c. congress force in south africa good evening to you so let's talk about the new leader of the a.n.c. mr poe's i mean he has a watch on his plate right now he's got to regenerate
Al Jazeera
May 11, 2014 4:00am EDT
. >> the african national congress has been declared the winner of the south african elections. it cements jacob zuma's presidency for another five years. we have this report from johannesburg. >>> the african national congress celebrates its fifth win. jacob zuma is upbeat. millions of south africans have given him the administration another chance. the president survives accusations of poor delivery of services. >> who can defeat us if you are with the people. who can? no one. those who are not with the people, the people are not going to vote for them. that's what has happened. that's why other parties of those who spoke so violently in parliament. they've been reduced. >>> the party has been voted into power as a party of government, but this time with a reduced majority. >> they have lost the a.n.c. in two elections. it fell from 70% to 66%. now from 66% to 62.5%. so the big question you have to ask. they are saying that we are unhappy with jacob zuma and the behaviour. >> the new kid on the block got more than 20 feet in the national assembly. the main opposition party, the d
Deutsche Welle
Dec 16, 2017 5:00pm CET
the continent the second coming of. south africa's ruling african national congress at a crossroads aussie to jacob zuma warns the tunnel divisions pose a threat to the a.n.c. and survival as delegates me to elect his successor. i'm headed home for good to have you with us austria has a new government has affirmed its commitment to the european union the coalition includes the far right you're a skeptic freedom policy but its leaders said the government would not hold a referendum on whether austria should leave the european union sebastien because of austria conservative peoples a potty is to come all strays next chance of a off to his policy wonks i was election with a hardline against immigration. the deal is done for a new government in austria and it has shifted sharply to the right is a bust and courts leader of the conservative austrian people's party will become chancellor and europe's youngest head of government at just thirty one. he is partnered with heinz christie. the leader of the far right freedom party their top goal to curb immigration. our goals are very clear we w
Deutsche Welle
Dec 16, 2017 6:00pm CET
austria's move to the right mean for the continent. also coming up. south africa's ruling african national congress at a crossroads policy needed jacobs you know bones in tunnel divisions pose a threat to the a.n.c. survival as delegates meet to elect his successor. on digimon saudi arabia where women on testing the boundaries as the arch conservative kingdom starts to give women more rights. time having a home for good to have you with us in austria the fall right freedom party will fill the posts of foreign minister and defense minister and a new coalition government that will take office in the cause. one day thirty one year old sebastien cuts off the conservative people's party will become chancellor he and hines kristin's taco off the freedom party presented their government in vienna a short time ago their phones that commitment to the european union saying the government would not hold a referendum on whether austria shadley the european union well we'll talk to our correspondent in vienna shortly but first this report the deal is done for a new government in austria and it has shifted sharply
Al Jazeera
Dec 17, 2017 8:00am +03
meeting begins in south africa as the african national congress prepares to choose a new need. daryn jordan. also coming up protesters in israel demand the prime minister's resignation of a corruption allegations which he denied. a china south korea summit ends with a cool reception from the hosts in beijing that this does mark hopeful. and curt's becomes the world's youngest leader as he agrees to a coalition deal which brings the fall right into austria. south africa's president has called for unity in the governing african national congress as it prepares to select a new leader jacob zuma is facing corruption allegations is stepping down as head of the party before a successor is elected on sunday well the contest has been marked by. divisions turn a page report from johannesburg i the conference started with two warnings don't to saying divisive songs and keep the chairs on the ground everybody that will be flying around this conference or we can say that you will not in this conference. a.n.c. members from competing factions have hurled cheers at one another in the build up to t
Al Jazeera
Jan 13, 2018 8:00pm +03
community. the new head of south africa's ruling african national congress is about to crack down on corruption and restore nelson mandela's mission during the party's one hundred sixth anniversary cyril ramaphosa outline his vision for the anti-apartheid movement that became the country's first democratic government is widely seen as a possible successor to president jacob zuma is expected to step down when his term ends next year. we shall play djibouti. to their contribution now listen mandela may over the years of peace ninety five years to the struggle for freedom and the cause of humanity we shall make it up her that we draw lessons and inspiration from these lives as we confront the challenge of the present moment. we show you this this is thirty. two year now to rebuild and his movement. page has more on the party's anniversary in south africa's east london. nelson mandela would have turned one hundred years old the scare and some of the governing african national congress has dedicated two thousand and eight to the late president and for that reason and sees it. so from a pe
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
humanity should aspire to. >> he joined the african national congress and worked to oppose apartheid. he would be sentenced to life in prison and remained behind bars for 27 years for being released. once a free man, he was able to negotiate an end to apartheid rule and become the first elected black president of south africa and a global icon for reconciliation. nelson mandela is the subject of the latest film that hit theaters this weekend. i am joined with more. >> harvey weinstein has put out a statement on its passing. one of the privileges of making movies is immortalizing those that have had a profound impact on humanity. i was fortunate to have been immersed in his story and legacy. some of the material has been made available to high school students. i started by asking why the goal of this project was to do more than just make a movie. >> it is about bipartisanship. people working together. this movie inspires me to do things i never would have done. i would have gone against david coke and the koch brothers. i invited them to a screening and said let's put down our weapons
Al Jazeera
Feb 12, 2014 3:00am EST
supporters will march to the headquarters of the african national congress party to highlight a failure to create jobs and deal with unemployment. interpretation surrounding this one. is it warranted? >> yes, i think it is. if we look back to the last time the democratic alliance tried something like this, wanting to march to headquarters, one of the governing partners, there was violence on down up to joe burg, catching a lot by surprise. the proposal to mamp to a.n.c. -- march to a.n.c. headquarters made a lot of people worried. as we drove into town we saw bus loads of people from the da, and the a.n.c. moved to the central city. there'll be hundreds, if not thousands of supporters in downtown joe berg. as the buses passed each other, people were yelling, making hand gestures. there's a high level of interpretation. the da wants it to be a peaceful march, that's the intention. they want to gather in the central city to hand over a memorandum to encourage and demand answers from the a.n.c., as to why they haven't created millions of jobs. the da are in a good move. there is transporta
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