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The African National Congress (ANC) is the [[South Africa|Republic of South Africa]]'s governing political party. It has been the ruling party of post-apartheid [[South Africa]] on the national level, beginning with the election of Nelson Mandela in the 1994 election. Today, the ANC remains the dominant political party in South Africa, winning every election since 1994. [[Cyril Ramaphosa]], the incumbent President of [[South Africa]], has served as leader of the ANC since 18 December 2017.
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The African National Congress (ANC) is the [[South Africa|Republic of South Africa]]'s governing political party. It has been the ruling party of post-apartheid [[South Africa]] on the national level, beginning with the election of [[Nelson Mandela]] in the 1994 election. Today, the ANC remains the dominant political party in South Africa, winning every election since 1994. [[Cyril Ramaphosa]], the incumbent President of [[South Africa]], has served as leader of the ANC since 18 December 2017.
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
#[https://ewn.co.za/Topic/African-National-Congress ''EWN'', African National Congress, 18 February 2019]
 
#[https://ewn.co.za/Topic/African-National-Congress ''EWN'', African National Congress, 18 February 2019]

Revision as of 16:44, 1 May 2019

ANC
Abbreviation ANC
President Cyril Ramaphosa
Chairperson Gwede Mantashe
Secretary-General Ace Magashule
Spokesperson Pule Mabe
Deputy President David Mabuza
Deputy Secretary General Jessie Duarte
Treasurer General Paul Mashatile
Founders John Langalibalele Dube
Pixley ka Isaka Seme
Sol Plaatje
Founded 8 January 1912
Legalised 3 February 1990
Headquarters Luthuli House
54 Sauer Street
Johannesburg
Newspaper ANC Today
Youth wing ANC Youth League
Women's wing ANC Women's League
Veteran's League ANC Veterans League
Paramilitary wing uMkhonto we Sizwe (integrated into SANDF)
Membership (2015) 769,000
Ideology African nationalism
Social democracy
Political position Centre-left
National affiliation Tripartite Alliance
International affiliation Socialist International
African affiliation Former Liberation Movements of SA
Colours Black, green, gold
Slogan South Africa's National Liberation Movement
Anthem
"Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika"
"Lord Bless Africa"
National Assembly seats
249 / 400
NCOP seats
60 / 90
NCOP delegations
8 / 9
Pan-African Parliament
3 / 5
Provincial Legislatures
279 / 430
City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality (council)
121 / 270
Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality (council)
50 / 120
City of Cape Town (council)
57 / 231
Party flag
Flag of the African National Congress.svg

The African National Congress (ANC) is the Republic of South Africa's governing political party. It has been the ruling party of post-apartheid South Africa on the national level, beginning with the election of Nelson Mandela in the 1994 election. Today, the ANC remains the dominant political party in South Africa, winning every election since 1994. Cyril Ramaphosa, the incumbent President of South Africa, has served as leader of the ANC since 18 December 2017.

References

  1. EWN, African National Congress, 18 February 2019