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In South Africa, another opposition party

JOHANNESBURG — Dr. Mamphela Ramphele, a longtime anti-apartheid activist, announced the creation of a political party Monday, lambasting the 101-year-old African National Congress of Nelson Mandela for corruption and power abuse.

Ramphele told a news conference that her party will contest the 2014 elections, campaign ‘‘from village to village,’’ and serve millions of South Africans ‘‘who have confirmed a hunger for a new beginning.’’

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