Tag Archives: Freedom Charter

 WILL THE ANC WALK THE TALK ON LAND EXPROPRIATION?

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“We are to have land again….Our land is us. We are our land. You took our land …. Without land we cannot be.”   Prince Maqoma was imprisoned on Robben Island by British colonialists in 1859. He died there at the

THE EVERLASTING MESSAGE OF ROBERT SOBUKWE!

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  The speeches of Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe are persuasive, incisive and evocative from the time he was at Fort Hare University until he was arrested in 1960. The imagery he painted in some of his speeches depicted natural phenomena or

WHICH WAY FOR PAN AFRICANISM: THE BALLOT OR THE BULLET?

Malcolm X

Malcolm X’s insightful speech ‘THE BALLOT OR THE BULLET’ is as relevant today as it was fifty one years ago when he delivered it in a speech in Cleveland, Ohio on April 3, 1964, just three days before the fifth

THE ANC AND ‘FREEDOOM CHARTER’: THE BETRAYAL OF A DISPOSSED PEOPLE!!

THE BETRAYAL OF A DISPOSSED PEOPLE!!

A great deal of false information was spread during June 2015 about the 60th anniversary of the “Freedom Charter” of the 1955 ANC. This was like asking the African people of this country to dance on the graves of their

WHEN THEY CAME, WE WERE ALREADY A THRIVING PEOPLE!!!

Rhino

It is such a pity and lamentable that the teaching of history in South Africa has been literally banished from schools by the ANC government to serve the narrow interests of its leaders. One wonders if there are government leaders

THE FREEDOM CHARTER IS ON MY CRIMINAL RECORD!!!

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The Kempton Park magistrate court convicted me for possession of banned literature in 1979. In December 2013 I applied for a Police Clearance Certificate with the South African Police Service (SAPS) in order that I could provide my bona fides

THE LAND QUESTION IN SOUTH AFRICA DEMANDS JUSTICE!!!

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On 12 February 2015 the President of South Africa Jacob Zuma announced that his ANC government would soon be tabling The Regulation of Land Holdings Bill. When it becomes law, the Bill would place a ceiling of 1200 acres on

MINISTER’S HERITAGE DAY SPEECH SMACKS OF SELECTIVE AMNESIA AND IS A DISTORTION OF HISTORY!!

Minister of Arts and Culture: Nathi Mthethwa

Last week there was a debate in the National Assembly about Heritage Day. All the heroes and heroines were mentioned except those of the PAC and to some extent BCM. There was no mention of Robert Sobukwe, Zeph Mothopeng, Urbania

THE IMPORTANCE AND RELEVANCE OF KEY PAC CALENDAR DATES!

INTRODUCTION…… The PAC must be seen to be active throughout the year; and to make this possible, PAC structures must make use of the calendar dates that mark some of the key events relating to past party activities, campaigns and

SOUTH AFRICA: HOW LONG WILL AFRICANS CELEBRATE THEIR LAND DISPOSSESSION?

The year 2014 in South Africa marks 100 years since John Dube, Sol Plaatje and three other leaders of the South African Native National Congress (SANNC) presented a petition to King George V of England. They were protesting against the