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Former anti-apartheid activist Mamphela Ramphele smiles at a press conference on January 28, 2014, at a hotel in Cape Town, where she was anounced as the South African opposition party Democratic Alliance (DA) presidential candidate for the upcoming 2014 South African elections. South Africa's centrist opposition parties joined forces on January 28 to challenge the ruling ANC at upcoming elections, with black consciousness stalwart Mamphela Ramphele tapped as their presidential candidate. AFP PHOTO / RODGER BOSCHRODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images
Former anti-apartheid activist Mamphela Ramphele smiles at a press conference on January 28, 2014, at a hotel in Cape Town, where she was anounced as the South African opposition party Democratic Alliance (DA) presidential candidate for the upcoming 2014 South African elections. South Africa's centrist opposition parties joined forces on January 28 to challenge the ruling ANC at upcoming elections, with black consciousness stalwart Mamphela Ramphele tapped as their presidential candidate. AFP PHOTO / RODGER BOSCHRODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images

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CNN's Christiane Amanpour speaks to Agang SA's Mamphela Ramphele about the state of opposition politics on South Africa.

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CNN's Christiane Amanpour speaks to Agang SA's Mamphela Ramphele about the state of opposition politics on South Africa.