Tag Archives: Robert Sobukwe

Cheers to Freedom!!

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The “Rainbow Nation” opium is slowly waning off and people have started to ask serious questions about the role played by the ANC and Nelson Mandela. They have begun to unmask the holy cow which for a little more than

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

OBAMA SPEECHES: A SIGN AMERICA WANTS TO KEEP AFRICA IN IMPERIALIST BONDAGE!!!

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President Barack Obama speeches on his recent visit to Kenya and Ethiopia did not show any sign that the American government’s condescending policy towards Africa has changed. His lecturing African leaders on “democracy” and “values,” was reflective of the old

DEAR DR. LONG……BLACK CONSCIOUSNESS IS MORE RELEVANT THAN EVER!!!

Steve Biko

In his article published in the Cape Times of 7 July 2015, Dr. Wahbie Long, Senior lecturer at the University of Cape Town wonders if Black Consciousness is still relevant in a post-apartheid polity that is twenty-one years in the

AFRICAN PEOPLE ARE HISTORICALLY XENOPHILIC AND COMPASSIONATE !!!

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Africans are generally known to be xenophillic compared to Europeans and Asians. I learned this from Dr Cheikh Anta Diop’s book titled “The Cultural Unity of Black Africa” which I reviewed in the late 1980 or early 1990’s. The following

Robert Sobukwe Memorial Lecture

Sobukwe Memorial Lecture

Izwe Lethu! You are invited to the Robert Sobukwe Memorial Lecture scheduled as follows: Date: 20 February 2015 Venue: Building 15 (Room G5) Time: 16H30 Speakers: Cadre John Trible (AAPRP) Cadre Lunga Mantashe (PASMA President For more information contact: Evans Malepe

MINISTER’S HERITAGE DAY SPEECH SMACKS OF SELECTIVE AMNESIA AND IS A DISTORTION OF HISTORY!!

Minister of Arts and Culture: Nathi Mthethwa

Last week there was a debate in the National Assembly about Heritage Day. All the heroes and heroines were mentioned except those of the PAC and to some extent BCM. There was no mention of Robert Sobukwe, Zeph Mothopeng, Urbania

REFLECTIONS ON THE 2014 STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS!!

I watched the parliamentary debate on 17 February after many years of not watching that circus. I watched because I wanted to listen to the responses to President Jacob Zuma’s porous state of the (ANC) nation address taking into consideration

FRANTZ FANON’S TEACHINGS FALLING ON DEAF EARS!

The African continent was under colonial rule except Ethiopia and Liberia. Then Ghana became independent in 1957, followed by many other countries in the 1960’s, 1970’s, 1980’s and 1990’s and the last was South Africa in 1994 although the writer

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.