Agang SA launches

Mamphela Ramphele

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

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

Mamphela Ramphele

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

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.