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OPEN LETTER TO RHODES UNIVERSITY COUNCIL: RENAME UNIVERSITY TO RM SOBUKWE UNIVERSITY

sOBUKWE

The student uproar taking place at Rhodes University and at the University of Cape Town (UCT) over the statues of Cecil John Rhodes are indeed interesting and promising that our students and youth in general are now AWAKENING. As pan

LEST WE FORGET: JUNE 16 1976 AND THE BETHAL TRIAL

Kgosana Philip

Sons and daughters of the soil, let me acknowledge with thanks your kind invitation to address this august gathering of pan africanists. To the Pan Africanist Youth of today It is now 35 years since the Soweto Youth Uprising hit the land

LETLAPA MPHAHLELE MUST STEP DOWN!!!

The Pan Africanist Youth Congress (PAYCO) calls on Letlapa Mphahlele to step down immediately. Recently, the WESTERN CAPE HIGH COURT Case Number 12174/2008, in the matter between Motsoko Pheko and Letlapa Mphahlele & Others ruled that the Constitution that was

OPEN LETTER TO NELSON MANDELA, FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

Dear Mr. Nelson Mandela We, the Africanists, used to regard you as an unselfish and modest man al beit cautiously; however political developments concerning name changes, amongst other issues, confirmed our worst fears - that you are not what you claim

ADDRESS OF THE PAN AFRICANIST YOUTH CONGRESS (PAYCO) ON THE OCCASION OF JUNE 16 1976 SOWETO UPRISING COMMEMORATION RALLY HELD ON TUESDAY 16 JUNE 2009 AT OURAAD SAAL IN THE CITY OF TSHWANE

It is exactly 33 years today since the heroic events of June 16 1976 Soweto Uprising unfolded. These events which spread throughout the whole country revived the militancy and vibrancy of the revolutionary struggle against minority white settler colonial

The Epic Story of June 16 Uprising

The plan to overthrow then Apartheid government began as early as 1963 when Zephaniah “The Lion of Azania” Mothopeng was in the notorious Robben Island prison following his arrest during the PAC led Anti-Pass Campaign on the 21st March 1960.

1ST MAYIHLOME ANNUAL LECTURE HELD AND DELIVERED ON THE 30TH MAY 2009 AT HOTEL 224, CITY OF TSHWANE, ARCADIA

Mayihlome evokes memories of one’s engagement in the on-going societal struggles to assert their rights and class position. I don’t forget that in our days, back then as students, we had used Mayihlome as an effective tool to communicate our