Tag Archives: Pan Africanist

THE EVERLASTING MESSAGE OF ROBERT SOBUKWE!

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  The speeches of Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe are persuasive, incisive and evocative from the time he was at Fort Hare University until he was arrested in 1960. The imagery he painted in some of his speeches depicted natural phenomena or

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???

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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

THE 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF ROBERT MANGALISO SOBUKWE!!!

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This piece of writing is dedicated to Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe that shining star of the African liberation struggle of this country and the African continent. That brutally persecuted and severely tested leader who passed the revolutionary test with unparalleled distinction.

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

THE SECRET BETHAL TREASON TRIAL – REVISITED!!

During the apartheid era – from 1948 when the National Party came into government until 1994 when a new political dispensation was ushered in – the settler regime treated Zephania Lekoane Mothopeng (1913 – 1990) as the number one enemy

OUR HISTORY DISTORTED BY DISHONEST AND PARTISAN INTELLECTUALS!

When any scholar visits this country and speaks about Pan Africanism on a national radio or television and associates it with Nelson Mandela and the ANC but factors out Robert Sobukwe and the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), one wonders if

WOMEN CAN LIFT UP HALF THE SKY!

Stirring the pot on gender inequalities and outdated attitudes observed in the post-Sharpeville 1960 era, Lauretta Ngcobo’s eulogy at the late Joe Mkhwanazi’s funeral in January this year highlighted the role of women, their emancipation through the crucible of struggle

SOUTH AFRICA’S COLONIALLY ASSIMILATED CLASS – PANDERING TO OBAMA!

The recent visit to South Africa by United States President, Barack Obama over the weekend exposed South Africa’s ruling elite, academics, commentators (editors and journalists) and analysts as a bunch of assimilados (indoctrinated people who have assimilated the coloniser’s mentality).

REMEMBER JAFTA KGALABI MASEMOLA

Jafta was a great thinker, a very creative and resourceful leader.