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South Africa:African leaders heap praise on ANC’s liberation role

Sunday, January 8, 2012 Comments off

BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa.

African leaders on Saturday hailed South Africa’s ruling ANC in centenary celebrations for the continent’s oldest liberation movement which inspired regional struggles for freedom.

South Africa President Jacob Zuma (R) Archbishop Desmond Tutu (C) and the Reverend and Jesse Jackson look on during a torch lighting ceremony at the Wesleyan church in Bloemfontein early on January 8, 2012.

African drums and the ritual slaughter of a bull featured in the second day of celebrations commemorating a hundred years of the African National Congress before a gala dinner attended by more than a dozen African leaders and former leaders. Read more…