Tag Archives: Molefe Ike Mafole

ENTER THE “SECOND TRANSITION” – 38 YEARS AFTER JUNE 16 UPRISING!!

It is 38 years since the students uprisings sparked off at SOWETO and spread to other African Townships all over the country when these students said enough was enough and revolted against the imposition of Afrikaans as a medium of

REFLECTIONS ON THE BRUTAL FORCED REMOVAL OF NOMZAMO –LWANDLE RESIDENTS!

The manner in which the evictions of the Nomzamo /Lwandle informal settlement or shack dwellings was carried out is a reflection of the political and economic system embraced and practiced by the ruling elite or class in this country. The

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

WELL, MR. MTHOMBOTHI – THE PAC IS HERE TO STAY!!

This is not a reaction but a response to Mr. Barney Mthombothi’s article which appeared in the Opinion section of the Sunday Times newspaper of 11 May 2014. What he says about the PAC has been said so many times

PAC CASE # 2: POST APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA

1. HISTORICAL CONTEXT AND PROCESSES…… South Africa is an integral part of the African continent; and like all African countries it is the result of colonial and imperialist conquest that led to the division and re-division of Africa among imperial

WHERE TO AFTER 50 YEARS OF EXISTENCE?

The 25 May 2013 marked the 50th Anniversary of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) now renamed African Union (AU). Africa and Africans celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the existence of the founding of the Organisation that brought all African

50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BRUTAL CLAMPDOWN ON PAC-POQO ACTIVISTS

The PAC of Azania

  This year 21 March 2013 will not only mark the 53rd Anniversary of the Sharpeville and Langa Massacres but also marks the 50th Anniversary of the brutal clampdown on PAC-Poqo underground activists and operatives. This I am reminded by

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

SOBUKWE STOOD FOR THE LIBERATION, UNIFICATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF POOR AFRICAN MASSES!

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We are gathered here today to remember, honour and celebrate the life of a man whose death has left not only sorrow, grief and nostalgia but also in disarray, confusion, disorganization and lack of leadership or direction in the ranks