Articles by African National Congress
Noam Chomsky Slams The US For Being the Greatest Terrorist State That Has Fostered Violence and Aggression
November 05 2014 10:30 AM
In an Op-ed, Noam Chomsky, a long-term critic of US policies, says that present depradations prove that the US has created terrorism everywhere.
A Tribute To Nelson Mandela: Best Excerpts Of His Rivonia Speech
January 08 2014 1:15 PM
One of Nelson Mandela's most legendary speeches was during the start of a trial between 1963 and 1964. This event has transformed South Africa with a court case dubbed as "the Rivonia trial" where Rivonia, a suburb of Johannesburg, had 19 African National Congress leaders arrested and charged with treason. The trial led to the life imprisonment of Mandela for 27 years, along with the other eight convicted rivals.
Nelson Mandela’s Emotional Memorial Service At FNB Stadium, Great Personal Significance
December 11 2013 10:28 PM
On December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa, 90 heads of state from around the world approximately 100,000 other supporters have attended the memorial service to remember the remarkable life of Nelson Mandela.
Kanye West: I Am Going To Be ‘Bigger’ Than Nelson Mandela, the Story Behind the Popular Hoax
December 09 2013 8:51 PM
American Rapper Kanye West has been in hot water recently after his alleged comment about him being the successor of the late African Leader Nelson Mandela. Apparently, not all circulating in the Internet are true, including this hoax.
Nelson Mandela Chronicles: Countless Tweets Call Him a 'Terrorist'
December 06 2013 8:13 PM
Nelson Mandela, the global icon was pronounced dead in a statement by South African president Jacob Zuma. One of the world's most revered leaders, Mandela had been suffering from lung infection since last year. The former South African president died at home at 8.50 p.m.
Nelson Mandela: What Made A Good Leader Great?
December 06 2013 6:07 PM
The 95-year-old anti-apartheid revolutionary politician who became South Africa's first black president died on Thursday night. Global leaders have come forward to pay tribute to the former South African president. We have compiled excerpts of the speeches of global leaders mourning the demise of great leader.
Nelson Mandela Dead: African Icon Receives Hate, Terrorist Remarks on Twitter
December 06 2013 5:15 PM
Former South African president Nelson Mandela was confirmed dead on Thursday evening at the age of 95. While the whole world mourns for the loss of a great leader, there are several netizens who still fire brow-raising comments on Twitter, condoning Mandela's act as a 'terrorist leader.'
Nelson Mandela Dies at Age 95
December 06 2013 9:28 AM
After a battle to a vicious lung infection, anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela died at the age of 95.
Mandela Turns 95, Parallels Public Life of Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr.
July 19 2013 11:22 AM
With former President and anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela in the hospital, South Africa and the rest of the world prepare for one of the biggest celebrations in its history - his 95th birthday. Mandela, who is being treated for a chronic lung ailment at a Pretoria hospital is remembered for his contribution to the anti apartheid movement and for the 67 years of civil service.
Mandela’s Health Improves: “We've got to go back to fight for the ideals that he fought for," Says Neighbour
July 12 2013 7:02 PM
President Jacob Zuma of South Africa said that he was happy with former President Nelson Mandela's health. He was responding to treatment for lung infection. He added that the improvement comes after "a difficult last few days."
Anti-Apartheid Icon Nelson Mandela is Now in Critical Condition
June 24 2013 10:04 AM
The health of former president of South Africa, now 94 years old, is deteriorating as of late. Mandela has been suffering from a recurring lung infection for years.
South African housing market is now gaining momentum
March 21 2013 12:26 PM
After a lackluster performance in the past four years, the South African housing market is now gaining momentum.
South Africa: Beautiful Country, Worrying Politics
March 06 2012 12:38 PM
South Africa's property market has slowed, with house prices declining modestly in 2011. South Africa's house prices rose 2.3% in nominal terms, which translates into a decline of 2.6% in real terms, a disappointment following 2.7% house price rises in real terms in 2010.
South Africa Mulls Changes to Mining Sector, Proposes 50% Resource-Rent Tax
February 06 2012 7:11 PM
Although still on the discussion table, this early, a proposal to implement changes into South Africa's mining industry that will pave the way for the imposition of a 50 per cent resource rent-tax has faced accelerating objections.
South Africa to Create State-owned Pharmaceutical Firm?
July 20 2011 1:53 AM
South Africa plans to set up a state-owned pharmaceutical company, a senior official in the ruling ANC party said on Tuesday, a move that could squeeze local players in one of the world's biggest market for anti-retroviral drugs.