Tag Archives: Jaki Seroke

REFLECTIONS ON THE 58TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PAC OF AZANIA!

We, the Africanists should always take guidance from the concrete ideas of Mangaliso Sobukwe and learn from his practical experience as a leader and the first president of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) of Azania. From his early twenties, Sobukwe

POEM: SING SIBONGILE

sibongile-k

Sing Sibongile sing for someone forlorn and homeless supping sorrow from the big spoon of wild winds somewhere in the meadow in the veld of promises aplenty sing for someone whose eyes face east of the indigo sky praying and

AFRICAN THEOLOGY OF LIBERATION AND ITS RELEVANCE FOR THE MILLENIALS

btheo

In the wake of the seeming witch-hunt into the internal affairs of church groups in South Africa, it would only be fair to re-examine the role of theology in the context of the national liberation struggle waged by the people

ON FINANCIALIZATION, GLOBALISATION AND NEOLIBERALISM!

Wall Street

If the incident that took place in the state president’s office in December 2015 is anything to go by, South Africa’s governing elite is truly and deeply in trouble – they are walking gingerly on a path strewn with banana

THE FORGOTTEN SEED OF A NEW NATION!

apla

Liberation and the birth of a new nation always come at a price.  This truism is often ignored when it comes to acknowledging the supreme sacrifice made by ordinary folks – the downtrodden – who shed blood and paid with

BENNIE BUNSEE (1935 – 2015): TRIBUTE TO A SOBUKWE-BIKO WARRIOR!!!

Bunsee

When Steve Biko died, according to the poet, birds never sang, the wind never blew, and clouds never gathered. It is perhaps poetic too to say that when Bennie Bunsee passed on, on the afternoon of Saturday, 10 October 2015,

THE FLEETING LULA MOMENT – SA’S LESSONS FROM BRAZIL’S CORRUPTION SCANDAL

Lula da Silva

Brazil’s economy is currently in a recession. In the second quarter of 2015, Brazil’s gross domestic product shrank by further 1.9% compared to the first quarter results. Pundits say this is the biggest decline to affect Brazil’s economy since reports

WE ARE REVOLUTIONARY PAN AFRICANISTS AND RESOLUTE!!!

Kwame Nkrumah

For Pan Africanists, it is better to aim for the moon and miss it, than to go for a skunk and get it.  The primary aim is to unite the African people into a formidable political, economic and socio-cultural force

OPERATION ALIAS STILSTAND & THUNDERSTORM CRIPPLED THE PEOPLES PARTY!!!

pac

On the morning of Tuesday 25 May 1993 – thirty years since the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) was launched in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – the homes and offices of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) of Azania were raided and

THE FREEDOM CHARTER IS ON MY CRIMINAL RECORD!!!

jaki

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