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THE EVERLASTING MESSAGE OF ROBERT SOBUKWE!

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  The speeches of Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe are persuasive, incisive and evocative from the time he was at Fort Hare University until he was arrested in 1960. The imagery he painted in some of his speeches depicted natural phenomena or

TRIBUTE TO DR. NANA SESHIBE A WARRIOR OF THE LIBERATION STRUGGLE!!

Dr. Nana Seshibe

First of all, I want Comrade Seshibe and his children and all his relatives to know that we are proud of the life Dr Nana Seshibe has lived. Dr. Nana passed away in Washington DC and is being buried tomorrow

XENOPHOBIA UNDERMINES AFRICAN UNITY!!!

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When what many call “Xenophobia” erupted in South Africa in May 2008, I made the following motion in the South African Parliament as a Member: “Madam Speaker, I move without notice that: This House – 1. Notes with deep concern,

SOBUKWE MEMORIAL LECTURE: A LEADER WHO WALKED THE POLITICAL TALK TO THE FINISH!!

Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe: Founding President of the PAC of Azania

Programme Director, distinguished guests, Memorials help a nation to preserve its history and pass it on accurately from generation to generation for knowledge storage. Thank you for inviting me to give a memorial lecture on Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe, this giant

WHAT OF AFRICA IN THE NEXT 50 YEARS (2063)?

It is what African leaders do now and daily which will determine the place of Africa in the next fifty years. Africa has already waited for fifty years for present African leaders to implement the foundational principles that the pioneers

THE IMPORTANCE AND RELEVANCE OF KEY PAC CALENDAR DATES!

INTRODUCTION…… The PAC must be seen to be active throughout the year; and to make this possible, PAC structures must make use of the calendar dates that mark some of the key events relating to past party activities, campaigns and

AFRICA CANNOT DEFEAT ONSLAUGHT OF IMPERIALISM WITHOUT PAN AFRICANISM!

Dr. Motsoko Pheko

  Mr Chairman and distinguished delegates to this important 8th Pan African Congress, let me begin by asking the following questions: Where would Africa be today, if there had never been the 5th Pan African Congress in Manchester in 1945?

WHERE TO AFTER 50 YEARS OF EXISTENCE?

The 25 May 2013 marked the 50th Anniversary of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) now renamed African Union (AU). Africa and Africans celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the existence of the founding of the Organisation that brought all African

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

THE LEGACY OF ROBERT MANGALISO SOBUKWE

Robert Sobukwe and fellow PAC NEC leaders in Orlando, leading the Anti Pass Positive Action Campaign on 21st March 1960. (Source: Peter Magubane)

During his remarkable and outstanding short period of leadership, Sobukwe taught us that leadership is initiative and courage. To lead one must initiate ideas and action. He also taught us that leadership is courage. Sobukwe initiated ideas that gave PAC