Ceremonies mark 100 years of ANC in Bloemfontein
7 January 2012 Last updated at 10:58 GMT
A ceremony in the South African city of Bloemfontein has taken place to bless the site where the African National Congress (ANC) was formed 100 years ago.
Three days of celebrations are being held to celebrate the centenary of the ANC, which was was the leading force in the fight against apartheid.
Karen Allen reports from Bloemfontein.