INDEPENDENT. IMPARTIAL.

INDEPENDENT. IMPARTIAL.

Political Parties

The African National Congress (ANC) formerly South African Native National Congress was formed in January 1912 in Bloemfontein under the leadership of John Langalibalele Dube.

Date Formed:

08/01/1912

Leader Name:

Cyril Ramaphosa

Party Manifesto:

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is the official opposition party in South Africa. It’s created in June 2000 through the amalgamation of many parties and movements that came together over the years and united around the vision of “one nation with one future built on freedom, fairness, opportunity and diversity for all South Africans.”

Date Formed:

24/04/2000

Leader Name:

John Steenhuisen

Party Manifesto:

The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) draws its support largely from Zulu-speaking South Africans with its strongholds being the rural areas of KwaZulu-Natal and migrant workers’ hostels in the metropolitan areas of Gauteng.

Date Formed:

01/01/1975

Leader Name:

Velenkosini Hlabisa

Party Manifesto:

The Freedom Front Freedom Front Plus (FF+) was formed in 1993 by General Constand Viljoen, a former Chief of the South African Defence Force (SADF).

Date Formed:

01/01/1993

Leader Name:

Dr. Pieter Groenewald

Party Manifesto:

The African Transformation Movement (ATM) was created in 2018 with the backing of the South African Council of Messianic Churches in Christ (SACMCC), which together are supported by millions of congregants.

Date Formed:

2018

Leader Name:

Vuyolwethu Zungula

Party Manifesto:

Party News

Leader of Al Jama-ah, Ganief Hendricks is sitting down with SABC News politics editor Mzwandile Mbeje for a one-on-one interview about the upcoming Local