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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

SOUTH AFRICA: WHAT FUELS THY XENOPHOBIA???

One-Afrika

South Africa has been a seething cauldron of anger for many years from the time of apartheid which the African people in this country are now venting on their own brothers and sisters as well as children. What compounds the

WHERE IS OPEN DEMOCRACY IN SOUTH AFRICA TODAY?

zadem

Recently the Institute For Security Studies And The Nelson Mandela Foundation invited me to a colloquium discussing the topic “Where is open democracy in South Africa today?” This colloquium was held in Cape Town on 4th November 2014. Unfortunately I

SOBUKWE MEMORIAL LECTURE: A LEADER WHO WALKED THE POLITICAL TALK TO THE FINISH!!

Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe: Founding President of the PAC of Azania

Programme Director, distinguished guests, Memorials help a nation to preserve its history and pass it on accurately from generation to generation for knowledge storage. Thank you for inviting me to give a memorial lecture on Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe, this giant

WHAT OF AFRICA IN THE NEXT 50 YEARS (2063)?

It is what African leaders do now and daily which will determine the place of Africa in the next fifty years. Africa has already waited for fifty years for present African leaders to implement the foundational principles that the pioneers

GIVE THE AFRICAN UNION CREDIT!

After a long time of disappointing many people, the African Union (AU) has given some hope that it can defend and protect African interests without fear from the intimidation of imperialist countries. It was an unprecedented bold act on the

THE FIRST RENAISSANCE ON EARTH WAS IN AFRICA!!

The meaning of the term “African Renaissance” now running parallel with Pan Africanism in the corridors of the African Union must be clarified. It is confusing to people who are not rooted in the history of Africa before the tragedy

MEMORIALISING APLA FORCES IN THE YEARS OF THE GREAT STORM!

Sabelo Phama

Victor Gqweta, or Sabelo Phama as he was popularly known, was called to head and command the Azanian Peoples Liberation Army (APLA) forces and serve in the Central Committee of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) of Azania as Secretary for

DEMOCRACY AND LEGITIMACY IN AFRICA!

Zimbabwe is once again an eye opener to all Africans who value their national sovereignty and control of their country’s mineral wealth and other Africa’s national resources for their people. The sustained attack on Zimbabwe is an economic war by

AFRICA FIFTY YEARS AFTER FORMATION OF THE OAU!

On the 25th May 1963 the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), now known as the African Union(AU) was founded in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with 32 African governments as signatories. The aims of the OAU were to: * Promote the unity