Tag Archives: Robben Island

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

THE COLONIAL MACHINATIONS OF MANDELA DAY!

The African people’s struggle for liberation started in the 1400’s when the continent was invaded by Europeans. Subsequently, millions of Africans were taken to the Americas as slaves. The African people’s struggle against white (European) domination produced leaders such as

HOW FAR ARE WE FROM THE UNITED STATES OF AFRICA?

The 50th anniversary of the African Union (AU), the successor to the African Organisation of African Unity (OAU) is upon the African people this 25th May 2013. Both Organisations were formed with the main objective of ultimately bringing about the

WE MUST ABIDE BY PRINCIPLES OF SELFLESSNESS AND TOTAL DEVOTION: A CALL TO PAC MEMBERS

The Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) is not an abstract lifeless thing. The PAC is its members, cadres and leaders WORKING TOGETHER AND WINNING TOGETHER. By their behaviour, conduct and attitude towards life, they determine the success, progress and

50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BRUTAL CLAMPDOWN ON PAC-POQO ACTIVISTS

The PAC of Azania

  This year 21 March 2013 will not only mark the 53rd Anniversary of the Sharpeville and Langa Massacres but also marks the 50th Anniversary of the brutal clampdown on PAC-Poqo underground activists and operatives. This I am reminded by

SOBUKWE WAS THE SYMBOL OF TRUE LIBERATION STRUGGLE

Robert Sobukwe

It is thirty five years now since Prof. Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe departed from this planet. But his vision for genuine liberation of our country has refused to go away. Its triumph may be delayed, but it cannot be decimated.

ZOLILE HAMILTON KEKE: TRIBUTE TO A HERO!

Hamilton Keke belongs to a rare breed of African revolutionaries in this country, too many to mention. They include our Kings who led the anti-colonial Battles of Thaba Bosiu, Sandile's Kop, Keiskama Hoek, Isandlwana, Blood River and in numerous other

2012 RUTH FIRST MEMORIAL LECTURE!

Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke

My personal tribute to her is best cast in what Comrade Harry Gwala, another martyr of our heroic struggle, taught to young cadres and political prisoners on Robben Island. That included the president of the Republic and me. I was

MANDELA APPEASES WHITES!!!

The Long Walk to Freedom is an invaluable source of information on the political history of South Africa and the ANC although it is fraught with ethnic and organizational biases. If Mandela is a leader of all people of South

MOVE THE SEAT OF THE PAN AFRICAN PARLIAMENT (PAP) FROM THE GALLAGHER ESTATE

Robben Island is the liberation struggle living foundation to build the Pan African Parliament adjacent the prison complex. Sharpeville, Langa and Soweto are the alternative struggle foundation to house the Pan African Parliament. The construction of the Parliament on the