Tag Archives: Steve Biko

RAMPHELE’S “PARTY POLITICAL PLATFORM” – PART II

This association with the US coupled with Ramphele's reticence on the invasion of Africa for its resources by the US, France and other western powers will give grist to the mill of those who are accusing Ramphele's political platform as

THE 11TH ANNUAL STEVE BIKO LECTURE – “COMING TO SEE YOU SINCE I WAS 5 YEARS OLD”

I wrote this, this morning… so it’s fresh [laughs and applause] I have spent most of the early morning from 3 o’ clock thinking what I’ll say to you… there is so much. First of all I want to say that

BOTSWANA’S 43RD ANNIVESSARY

Botswana is currently celebrating its 43rd anniversary of independence from British colonial rule. Like any developing country, Botswana has its share of problems - poverty, unemployment, skewed distribution of resources and their attendant vices. There are intra and inter party

OBITUARY: A TRIBUTE TO COMRADE JEFFERY SEDI MODISE

Comrade Jeffery Sedi Modise will be remembered as a shining light at time when darkness seemed to surround us. He provided leadership when few dared to stand up to the vicious oppressor. His contribution to the freedom we enjoy today

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