Tag Archives: Sol Plaatje

TRIBUTE TO DR. LAURETTA NOZIWE NGCOBO!!!

Programme Director, the Ngcobo Family and Relatives, Ma-Afrika, Friends, Ladies and Gentlemen, we are here to celebrate the life of a mother, sister, freedom fighter, activist in the movement to win political, economic and social equality for women; an author

LET’S CELEBRATE THE INDELIBLE LEGACY OF MARCUS GARVEY!!!

Marcus Garvey

During an address at Fort Hare University Completers’ Social, sixty-six years ago, the twenty-four year old Robert Sobukwe quoted Marcus Garvey as having said, “You cannot grow beyond your thoughts. If your thoughts are those of a slave, you will

THE ANC AND ‘FREEDOOM CHARTER’: THE BETRAYAL OF A DISPOSSED PEOPLE!!

THE BETRAYAL OF A DISPOSSED PEOPLE!!

A great deal of false information was spread during June 2015 about the 60th anniversary of the “Freedom Charter” of the 1955 ANC. This was like asking the African people of this country to dance on the graves of their

WHERE IS OPEN DEMOCRACY IN SOUTH AFRICA TODAY?

Recently the Institute For Security Studies And The Nelson Mandela Foundation invited me to a colloquium discussing the topic “Where is open democracy in South Africa today?” This colloquium was held in Cape Town on 4th November 2014. Unfortunately I

SOUTH AFRICA: HOW LONG WILL AFRICANS CELEBRATE THEIR LAND DISPOSSESSION?

The year 2014 in South Africa marks 100 years since John Dube, Sol Plaatje and three other leaders of the South African Native National Congress (SANNC) presented a petition to King George V of England. They were protesting against the

‘LIBERATION’ WITHOUT LAND IS GIGANTIC COLONIAL FRAUD!!

Liberation without repossession of land by the dispossessed is a gigantic colonial fraud.There can be no true nationhood and national sovereignty without land. There can be no national identity without land. Land is life. Without land there can be no

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.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON SOUTH AFRICA’S NATIVE LAND ACT 1913

QUESTION 1: Section 1(a) of the Native Land Act 1913 reads as follows: “a native shall not enter into agreement or transaction for the purchase…from a person other than a native, of any such land.” Can you explain to us