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Anti-Apartheid Leader Mamphela Ramphele Announces New Party to Challenge South Africa's ANC

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Mamphela Ramphele, a former World Bank managing director, speaks during a news conference on the launch of her new political party Agang, the Sesotho word for "Let us build", in Johannesburg February 18, 2013. The respected anti-apartheid activist launched the new political party on Monday to challenge South Africa's ruling ANC, saying self-interested and corrupt leaders were threatening the continent's biggest economy. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT) - RTR3DYAZ

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One of the leading activists from South Africa's anti-apartheid movement has launched a new party.

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Mamphela Ramphele says her new party will challenge the ruling African National Congress in next year's elections.

Anchor Katy Clark gets the details from The World's Anders Kelto in Cape Town.