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  • 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

  • AZAPO Voice Volume 1 Issue Number 26

    THE ZONDO COMMISSION IS DESIGNED TO CALM DOWN THE NATION The commission probing State Capture chaired by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo will succeed to blunt the anger of the public over the looting of the State by certain politically … View More

  • RESPONSE ON DONALD TRUMP’S TWEET...

    Thursday, 23 August 2018 RESPONSE ON DONALD TRUMP’S TWEET ON THE LAND The response by the USA president Donald Trump should indicate to South African citizens how serious the Land issue is. President Trump’s Tweet on the Land issue reassures … View More

  • AZAPO Voice Volume 1 Issue Number 25

      MORE THAN AN APOLOGY, BLACK WORKERS DESERVE JUSTICE As the country commemorates the 6th anniversary of the Marikana Massacre, some community leaders have called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to go to the mining town and give a public apology … View More

  • THE AZANIAN PEOPLE’S ORGANISATION ...

    15 August 2018 THE AZANIAN PEOPLE’S ORGANISATION (AZAPO) SENDS HEARTFELT CONDOLENCES TO THE SOBUKWE FAMILY ON THE PASSING OF ZONDENI VERONICA SOBUKWE Now they know her name, now they talk about her… For many years the country had forgotten about … View More

  • AZAPO Voice Volume 1 Issue Number 24

    THERE IS STRUGGLE TO BLACK WOMEN’S HAIR Hair, more especially that of black women, possess social qualities which are associated with people’s lived experiences. Unpacking the meanings behind the lived experiences of these women highlights that these very experiences are … View More

  • MAPETLA MOHAPI MEMORIAL LECTURE...

    MAPETLA MOHAPI MEMORIAL LECTURE DELIVERED BY CDE TWIGGS XIPHU AT SAULSVILLE ARENA, TSHWANE, ON 5 AUGUST 2018 Mapetla Mohapi: Lessons on Revolutionary Leadership Mapetla Frank Mohapi was born in the rural village of Jozanashoek, Sterkspruit in the former Transkei (now … View More

  • AZAPO Voice Volume 1 Issue Number 23

    PATRIARCHY MUST BE DESTROYED ROOT AND BRANCH August is dubbed the Women’s Month in South Africa.  August is chosen as the symbolism to remember and honour the 9 August 1956 women’s march on the apartheid Union buildings against the pass … View More

  • AZAPO Voice Volume 1 Issue Number 22

    BEYOND THE IPSOS SURVEY RESULTS Ipsos, the market research company whose worldwide headquarters are in France, recently released survey results that suggest that the ruling party will comfortably get 60% of the total voter support at national level, and over … View More