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THE AFRICANIST MOVEMENT – 60 YEARS ON AND COUNTING

On 2nd November 1958 the speaker of conference of the Transvaal African National Congress held in Orlando in Soweto received a historic watershed letter signed by the regional secretary, Selby Themba Ngendane, announcing the parting of ways from the group

MOTHER AZANIA

[In memoriam: Veronica Zodwa Sobukwe] our beautiful mother who knows the art of giving the outspoken meaning in silence after the first ever yell of the newly born when she had made the warm assurance of her welcoming touch on

WE DO

[Remember Sobukwe: 1924 – 1978] under the objective conditions we all have big families to take care of loved ones to shower with undying love adorable children to raise friends to spend time with stupid facebook posts to send exploiting

UNDER THE BLUEGUM TREE

[With Mahlubandile Jr Ntabeni] as the fiery sun bakes mother earth and the asphalt streets rise up in anger as patched throats risk running more drier and the rumbling in our bellies cries out as the scornful glares pounce upon

THE CHILD DID NOT RETURN

the child did not return from school down the road the child was last seen at ten in the morning through a hole in the rotten corrugated iron another school child saw the child slip into the pit latrine desperately

THIS THING OF OURS

[In Memory of Bra Vusi Make] this thing of ours is never talked about though its dear life is seeded in the up and down of our own lives at times it gives a sinking feeling of despair and defeat

uNYANA kaNTU – 40 YEARS OF THE WILDERNESS

In the secret organisation of the underground movement, where pseudonyms and nom de guerre and legends were used to hide and conceal officially known names and real events, the banned PAC’s operatives used ‘Nyana womNtu’ to refer to Mangaliso Robert

Tribute to Vusumuzi Johnson Nyathi

(Picture: Jaki Seroke. Johnson Nyathi, front: second from right in blue jeans, poses with other veterans) This is an attempt to profile an outstanding fallen hero. Like many similar attempts it is too little too late. Like all other times

MY NIECE IS DYING

[In Memoriam: Boitumelo 1978 – 2012] tears well up in my eyes at what’s apparent in the tell tales that our home’s beautiful flower born of the glow of the rose is verily dying my pretty niece humble heart of

Sobukwe pictorial biography work in progress

Mother of the African Nation – Ma Veronica Sobukwe with Jaki Seroke working on an album of family photographs on Sobukwe. MaSobukwe will be turning 90 on 25 July. Contributions of your favourite but rarely used pictures that depict the