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ANC celebrates a tumultuous centenary

With over one million members and a rich history, the African National Congress has a lot to celebrate whilst marking its centenary. However, discontent continues to simmer as many South Africans lament a slow pace of change. This coupled with the threat posed by the ANC Youth League's firebrand leader Julius Malema, could make the party's future a less stable one. Caroline Dumay and Nick Kotch report.

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