572 Dr Mamphele Ramphele answers questions from the floor regarding her relationship with Helen Zille and the DA during a media briefing at Agang SA's office in Braamfontein. The party also announces that it will contest the 2014 elections as an independent party with her as their presidential candidate. 030214. Picture: Bongiwe Mchunu

Johannesburg - Agang SA leader Mamphele Ramphele will be the party's presidential candidate in the May 7 election, the party said on Wednesday.

The top 10 candidates on the Agang SA list are:

* Andries Tlouamma;

* Mike Tshisonga;

* Sam Njela;

* Johanna Mphogo;

* Garth Towell;

* John McConnacchie;

* Andrew Gasnolar;

* Nyameka Mguzulo;

* Angela Pitsi; and

* Titus Singo.

Ramphele told reporters in Johannesburg that the candidates reflected the diversity of the country.

“Our candidates have experience in various sectors of the country and have experience in different provinces throughout the country,” said Ramphele.