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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

GLOBAL POLITICS: PERCEPTION OR REALITY – Africa’s Contribution to World Civilisation.

Ancient Nubia

Africa has been portrayed as a continent that has contributed nothing to world civilisation. In fact, Africa is not only the cradle of civilisation but also the cradle of humanity. Africa is the birth place and the cradle of the

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

WE ARE REVOLUTIONARY PAN AFRICANISTS AND RESOLUTE!!!

Kwame Nkrumah

For Pan Africanists, it is better to aim for the moon and miss it, than to go for a skunk and get it.  The primary aim is to unite the African people into a formidable political, economic and socio-cultural force

TRIBUTE TO DR. NANA SESHIBE A WARRIOR OF THE LIBERATION STRUGGLE!!

Dr. Nana Seshibe

First of all, I want Comrade Seshibe and his children and all his relatives to know that we are proud of the life Dr Nana Seshibe has lived. Dr. Nana passed away in Washington DC and is being buried tomorrow

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 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ASSASSINATION OF ONKGOPOTSE ABRAM RAMOTHIBI TIRO!!

1 February 2014 marks the fortieth anniversary of the assassination of Onkgopotse Ramothibi Abram Tiro way back in 1974, while he was exiled in Botswana. This writer has previously written about the life and times of Tiro in Mayihlome News

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?