African national congress

(in South Africa) a political party, founded in 1912 as an African nationalist movement and banned there from 1960 to 1990 because of its active opposition to apartheid: in 1994 won South Africa’s first multiracial elections ANC
Contemporary Examples

Ichikowitz said he served between 1992 and 1994 as a glorified gofer for the african national congress.
African Arms-Maker to Obama: Give War a Chance! Eli Lake August 4, 2014

The protest had been called by the Pan-Africanist Congress, a rival of Mandela’s african national congress.
Mandela, My Source: One Journalist’s Memory of Clandestine Meetings Benjamin Pogrund December 5, 2013

There is no question that some, maybe many, in the african national congress were communists.
Conservatives on the Wrong Side of History on Mandela, Most Other Things Michael Tomasky December 9, 2013


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