Tag Archives: Zephaniah “The Lion of Azania” Mothopeng

JUNE 16 SOWETO UPRISING AS TOLD IN COURT

Zephaniah “The Lion of Azania” Mothopeng

"You Mothopeng, acted to sow seeds of anarchy and revolution. The riots you engineered and predicted eventually took place in Soweto on June 16 and at Kagiso the next day." These are the words of Judge Curlewis in the Supreme

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

The Epic Story of June 16 Uprising

The plan to overthrow then Apartheid government began as early as 1963 when Zephaniah “The Lion of Azania” Mothopeng was in the notorious Robben Island prison following his arrest during the PAC led Anti-Pass Campaign on the 21st March 1960.