Agang SA launches

Mamphela Ramphele

Mamphela Ramphele's party political platform, Agang, is embroiled in trademark fiasco with an NGO.

After months of consulting and recruiting, Agang, South Africa&39;s latest addition to the political landscape, is launching today. 
 
The party&39;s leader, Mamphela Ramphele, announced the formation of the political platform four months ago. 
 
She has spent months visiting communities around the country, as part of the party’s consultation period.
 
Ramphele is a former U-C-T vice chancellor and World Bank executive. 
 
Agang says it&39;ll prioritise health, safety and security, the economy, and fighting public sector corruption. 
 
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu yesterday welcomed the party’s addition to South Africa’s political landscape.
 
Watch 11:00Mamphela Ramphele is expected to address the crowds at the launch of her political party Agang at noon. eNCA senior reporter Hajra Omarjee is in Pretoria with updates.
 

 
Watch 10:00:  eNCA crosses live to senior reporter Hajra Omarjee who is at the launch in Pretoria and speaks to some of the youth supporting the new party. 
 

 
Watch 09:00: eNCA&39;s Ayanda Allie Paine crosses live to senior reporter Hajra Omarjee who is at the launch in Pretoria.
 

 
Watch: Dr Mamphela Ramphele, leader of Agang, discusses the objectives of her new political party with eNCA anchor Iman Rappetti on Thursday.