South Africa's Mazibuko wins historic victory
South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party has elected its first black parliamentary leader.
DA spokeswoman Lindiwe Mazibuko, 31, beat incumbent Athol Trollip, a white man, in the race for the job.
Analysts say her election shows the DA is trying to shed its image as a mainly white party in a country where black people constitute the majority.
Karen Allen reports from Cape Town.
27 Oct 2011
- From the section Africa