South Africa

In pictures: The launch of Agang

By Greg Nicolson 24 June 2013

On the weekend, Mamphela Ramphele held the much-anticipated launch of her party, Agang SA, amongst supporters, musicians and DJs alike. GREG NICOLSON was there with his camera.

Photo: An Agang supporter waves a South African flag as party leader Mamphela Ramphele delivers her speech.

Photo: Tents were set up across the field at the launch of Agang for new members to sign up.

Photo: Thousands turned out for the launch. Ramphele’s speech was well received and the audience broke into song at its completion.

Photo: Ramphele used her speech to point out the faults in South African governance and the risks to the country’s democracy.

Photo: The Agang launch provided not just political rhetoric but also an opportunity to celebrate as musicians and DJs entertained the crowd.