In scandal-dogged ANC, Duarte's outburst plumbs new depths

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Walter Rubusana, Saul Msane, John Dube, Josiah Gumede, Pixely ka Isaka Seme and Sol Plaatjie founded the South African Native Congress, which later became the ANC, in Mangaung in 1912 as an omnibus: opening up membership to people of all backgrounds.

Little did they know that, years later, the giant liberation movement would become a shadow of its former self. It attracted dodgy characters – convicted criminals and people with questionable credibility, whose sole objective have been to loot state coffers.

That arrogance has led to the ANC being unable to proclaim itself as the leader it once was.

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