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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

BASTARDIZING BANTU BIKO AND HIS LEGACY IS CHEAP POLITICS !

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In recent years there’s been serious contestations for and about the legacy of Bantu Biko; concerted efforts by both intellectauls as well as politicians to approprite Biko for their own agendas. Various groups and individuals, whether political, social or grassroots,

CASTALIA MOTSHABI MOLEKE (1948 – 2017)

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What stood out in the illustrious life of Castalia Motshabi Moleke is that she was a people’s person. Her gift was the ability to treat almost everyone she came across with dignity and respect, and make them feel they owned

(WHY?) #FEESMUSTFALL IS A THREAT TO THE STATE

(Photo Credit: Thando Sipuye) The #FeesMustFall movement, with its call for ‘Free De-colonial Education’, is portrayed as senseless hooliganism, and thus perceived as a potential threat, not only to universities and education in South Africa, but also, a threat to the

SOWETO UPRISING DID NOT FALL FROM A TREE LIKE A RIPE FRUIT!

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One of the students that the apartheid colonialist police shot dead on 16 June 1976 was Hector Pieterson. According to the late Rev. Benjamin Rajuili who was a minister of religion in the African Methodist Episcopal Church and a teacher

PAN AFRICANISM IS THE ROAD TO AFRICA’S SECURITY!                                                                             

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Programme Director, Distinguished Delegates, Brothers and Sisters at this historic Convention, I SALUTE YOU ALL for your persistence on the Pan African path. Africa is a beautiful house that has been burning for some time with its children, women and

IN LOVING MEMORY OF A REVOLUTIONARY: MAM’ NOMVO BOOI!

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If you met Nomvo Booi in the streets, you wouldn’t have given her a second glance. You wouldn’t have known that she was a premier patriotic. She had no airs and pretences about herself, preferring to be part and parcel

TRIBUTE TO FORMER PAC PRESIDENT CLARENCE MLAMLI MAKWETU!

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Born 6 December 1928 – Died 1 April 2016 – To Be Buried On 16 April 2016 We shall miss his charming smile. We shall miss his towering height – “uFafa” (the tall one), “uZikhali” (his clan name). We shall

AFRICAN THEOLOGY OF LIBERATION AND ITS RELEVANCE FOR THE MILLENIALS

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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

 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