ANCYL, noun

Origin:
Acronym formed on African National Congress Youth League.
The youth organization of the ANC, founded during the 1940s, banned in 1960, and re-launched in 1990, when it merged with and incorporated the South African Youth Congress (see Sayco). Also attributive.
1992 A. Bridge Informant, SowetoThe ANCYL ‘Civic Assoc.’ call on every resident of zone 2 Diepkloof to attend the mass meeting which will be on 29 May 1991; venue: Joe Slovo-Roma.
1993 Natal Witness 8 Apr. 3The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) commemorated the death of Mkhonto we Sizwe..cadre Solomon Mahlangu in style at the Wadley Stadium on Tuesday...The ANCYL diverted from its usual political programme in order to give the day a new emphasis.
1993 Sunday Times 25 Apr. 21ANCYL deputy president..says the youth form the core of the 56 percent of the population that is unemployed and the 64 percent that is illiterate.
1993 City Press 12 Dec. 1At least a dozen ANCYL members have been slain and their comrades have vowed to take bloody revenge if the SDU is not disbanded.
The youth organization of the ANC, founded during the 1940s, banned in 1960, and re-launched in 1990, when it merged with and incorporated the South African Youth Congress (see Sayco). Also attributive.

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