Tag Archives: Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe

IT IS 24 YEARS SINCE JAPHTA KGALABI MASEMOLA WAS KILLED!!

On this day 17th April, 1990, exactly 24 years ago, the PAC of Azania was robbed of one of its greatest leaders, Jafta Kgalabi Masemola – ‘The Tiger of Azania’, who died in a mysterious car crash or accident six

TRIBUTE TO MAJOR GENERAL SIYAYA NKONYENI!

It is with deep sadness, for many of us that the Nkonyeni family should lose such a son so unexpectedly. Your son is a great loss also to this nation and to the liberation movement of which he was highly

TRIBUTE TO BISHOP LESAOANA CALEB MAKHANDA!

The measure of a man is not how he died, but how he lived his life…Not what he gained, but what he gave. The greatest thing in life is to live for a purpose. The warrior that will be buried

AFRICA CANNOT DEFEAT ONSLAUGHT OF IMPERIALISM WITHOUT PAN AFRICANISM!

Dr. Motsoko Pheko

  Mr Chairman and distinguished delegates to this important 8th Pan African Congress, let me begin by asking the following questions: Where would Africa be today, if there had never been the 5th Pan African Congress in Manchester in 1945?

WHAT IS NELSON MANDELA’S LEGACY?

In paying tribute to Nelson Mandela the corporate media and Hollywood should not conceal his mistakes or glorify him as a flawless personality whose character is without blemish. His role in the liberation struggle should be acknowledged just like many

THE LEGACY OF ROBERT MANGALISO SOBUKWE

Robert Sobukwe and fellow PAC NEC leaders in Orlando, leading the Anti Pass Positive Action Campaign on 21st March 1960. (Source: Peter Magubane)

During his remarkable and outstanding short period of leadership, Sobukwe taught us that leadership is initiative and courage. To lead one must initiate ideas and action. He also taught us that leadership is courage. Sobukwe initiated ideas that gave PAC

ZOLILE HAMILTON KEKE: TRIBUTE TO A HERO!

Hamilton Keke belongs to a rare breed of African revolutionaries in this country, too many to mention. They include our Kings who led the anti-colonial Battles of Thaba Bosiu, Sandile's Kop, Keiskama Hoek, Isandlwana, Blood River and in numerous other

THE 2OTH ANNIVERSSARY OF THE DEATH OF UNCLE ZEPH – “THE LION OF AZANIA”

The 23rd October 2010 marked the twentieth anniversary of the death of Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) founding member and its second President, Zephaniah Lekoane Mothopeng. He was fondly known as "Uncle Zeph" and "The Lion of Azania" because of his

CREATING A COMMON AFRICAN BASE TO ENGAGE THE WORLD: A PAN AFRICANIST REFLECTION

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Programme Director, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and gentlemen, It is an honour for me to speak to you at this important meeting of the OPEN SOCIETY AND INITIATIVE FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA. I like the name especially, the words Open and Initiative.

NELSON MANDELA IS NOT MORE IMPORTANT THAN THE ENTIRE CONTINENT OF AFRICA

Nelson Mandela cannot be more important than the entire continent of Africa and its people at home and in the Diaspora. It is absurdity to try and elevate Mandela over and above the entire Africa and its people. He cannot