Tripartite Alliance

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Tripartite Alliance
President of the ANC Cyril Ramaphosa
General Secretary of the SACP Blade Nzimande
President of the COSATU Zingiswa Losi
FoundedFebruary 11, 1990;32 years ago (1990-02-11)
Headquarters Johannesburg, South Africa
Ideology African nationalism
Political position Centre-left to left-wing
National Assembly seats
230 / 400

The Tripartite Alliance is an alliance between the African National Congress (ANC), the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) and the South African Communist Party (SACP). [1] [2] The ANC holds a majority in the South African parliament, while the SACP and COSATU have not contested any democratic election in South Africa.

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The Alliance was forged in 1990 after the release of Nelson Mandela. The movements opposed to white minority rule by the apartheid government. [2] The Tripartite Alliance is also known as the Revolutionary Alliance and just the Alliance. [2]

Constituent parties

The NPF is currently composed of the following political parties:

PartyAbbreviationIdeology National Assembly of South Africa Government
African National Congress ANC African nationalism
Social democracy
Left-wing nationalism
230 / 400
In government
South African Communist Party SACP Communism
Marxism-Leninism
Left-wing nationalism
0 / 400
In government but not represented in the National Assembly
Congress of South African Trade Unions COSATU Trade unionism
Labourism
0 / 400
In government but not represented in the National Assembly

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References

  1. "South Africa's youngsters are let down by a lousy education system". The Economist. 25 April 2019. ISSN   0013-0613 . Retrieved 9 May 2019.
  2. 1 2 3 "About the Tripartite Alliance". cosatu.org.za. Retrieved 9 May 2019.