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  • TOWARDS BLACK WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19,...

    TOWARDS BLACK WEDNESDAY, 19/10/77, AND BEYOND In June 1977, the Black People’s Convention (BPC), convened a consultative meeting with delegations from about thirteen organisations of the people attending at St Peter’s Seminary, Hammanskraal, to work out strategies on frustrating the … View More

  • AZAPO Voice Volume 1 Issue Number 34

    BLACK SOLIDARITY DAY Tomorrow, 19 October, it will be the 41st anniversary of the banning of 17 organisations of the Black Consciousness Movement (BCM) and two publications like The World and Rand Daily Mail under the notorious Section 10 of … View More

  • Advocate Chris Madibeng MOKODITOA RIP:...

    Advocate Chris Madibeng MOKODITOA RIP: An Appreciation For many of us who were contemporaries with Chris on this journey as comrades and fighters for justice, it is  a sad moment today to be here to bid farewell, to bid a … View More

  • AZAPO Voice Volume 1 Issue Number 33

    POLITICIANS LOOTING THE MONEY OF THE POOR THROUGH THE VBS BANK It looks like the ruling party’ s politicians have read less of Steve Biko’s I Write What I Like and Frantz Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth, but a … View More

  • AZAPO Voice Volume 1 Issue Number 32

    DRUGS ARE PART OF THE WAR TO DESTROY BLACK PEOPLE Not for the first time, Westbury in Johannesburg is on fire as the community is protesting against the take-over of their townships by drug lords and gangs.  The protests flared … View More

  • THE AZANIAN PEOPLE’S ORGANISATION ...

    Media Release To All Media Houses From The Azanian People’s Organization (AZAPO) For immediate release 27 September 2018 THE AZANIAN PEOPLE’S ORGANISATION ( AZAPO), MOURNS THE PASSING OF ADVOCATE MADIBENG CHRIS MOKODITOA Comrades and Friends, Members of the Azanian People’s Organisation … View More

  • DEFENDING BIKO FROM BEING KILLED BEYOND...

    DEFENDING BIKO FROM BEING KILLED BEYOND THE GRAVE By Nelvis Qekema 25 September 2018 INTRODUCTION On 9 September 2018 I was interviewed by Power FM anchor Thabo Shole-Mashao for about an hour.  He opened the Power Perspective show by asking … View More

  • AZAPO Voice Volume 1 Issue Number 31

    AZAPO SALUTES BC STALWART CDE MOKODITOA In the early hours of this morning, an Azanian Revolutionary of note and BC Stalwart Advocate Madibeng Chris Mokoditoa took his final rest at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg.  He would be turning 80 … View More

  • THE CURRENT POLITICAL LANDSCAPE AND BIKO...

    THE CURRENT POLITICAL LANDSCAPE AND BIKO’S QUEST FOR TRUE HUMANITY Steve Biko Memorial Lecture delivered at The University of KwaZulu-Natal by Pandelani Nefolovhodwe on 12 September 2018. INTRODUCTION Allow me to start by quoting Nkwame Nkrumah who once said, “The … View More

  • AZAPO Voice Volume 1 Issue Number 30

    COLLAPSE OF DISCIPLINE AT SCHOOLS In the past few weeks we have witnessed the trending of video footages on social media depicting incidents of violence in the schools across the country, particularly in the Black schools.  The worst of these … View More

  • AZAPO Voice Volume 1 Issue Number 29

    AZAPO CONTINUES TO KEEP BIKO ALIVE As it has been doing in the 40 years, AZAPO continues to keep Biko alive. AZAPO kept Biko alive at a high cost on the lives of its members and the survival of the … View More

  • AZAPO Voice Volume 1 Issue Number 28

    A STEVE BIKO JOURNEY TO MARTYRDOM Bantu Biko was born on 18 December 1946 in Tylden, and grew up in Ginsberg in Qonce in the Eastern Cape.  We use the indigenous Qonce instead of “King William’s Town” because we do … View More

  • THE PASSING OF COMRADE DR TSHEHLA HLAHLA...

    THE PASSING OF COMRADE DR TSHEHLA HLAHLA – ANOTHER PEOPLE’S DOCTOR. Johannesburg,  August 21, 2017– The Azanian People’s Organization (AZAPO) has been deeply saddened by the passing of Comrade Dr Tshehla Hlahla who died in a car crash on Sunday, … View More

  • TSHEHLA HLAHLA : A HEROIC AND HUMBLE...

    TSHEHLA HLAHLA : A HEROIC AND HUMBLE DOCTOR FOR ALL SEASONS By Mosibudi Mangena It was late on Sunday afternoon on August 20 when Dr Tshehla Francis Hlahla left his surgery at Ga-Hlahla village to drive to Mahwelereng in Mokopane … View More

  • AZAPO Voice Volume 1 Issue Number 27

    AZAPO EXISTS TO RESTORE THE DIGNITY OF BLACK PEOPLE The primary mission for the existence of AZAPO is to restore the dignity of the Black person.  When European settlers arrived on our shores in April 1652 as part of the … View More

  • A CRITICAL LOOK AT COMMISSIONS OF...

    By Nelvis Qekema  24 August 2018 Ordinarily, a Commission of Enquiry is a useful instrument in the hands of the State, or the Executive to be exact, in helping it “for the purpose of investigating matters of public concern, and … View More

  • VUYISA QUNTA: A HARD BOILED PATRIOT

    VUYISA QUNTA: A HARD BOILED PATRIOT By Mosibudi Mangena I woke up on Wednesday morning, 27/08/2014, to the devastating news of the passing of Vuyisa Qunta the previous night at One Military Hospital in Tshwane. I knew he was ill … View More

  • AZAPO CONDEMNS POLICE BRUTALITY ON BLACK...

    Johannesburg – The Azanian People’s Organisation (AZAPO) is disgusted at the heavy handedness manner over which the police deal with students protests in Institutions of Higher learning particularly when it is Black students who are involved. We cannot have a … View More