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  • AZAPO Voice Volume 1 Issue Number 41

    FOREIGN DONATIONS CAN KILL SELF-RELIANCE We do not mean to be party-poopers.  After all, our razor-sharp analysis and clarity of thought have in the past landed us, as AZAPO, in trouble, particularly with the adherents of the Freedom Charter. Just … View More

  • AZAPO Voice Volume 1 Issue Number 40

    AZAPO LAUNCHES ITS 2019 ELECTIONS CAMPAIGN On 1-2 December 2018 AZAPO will launch its 2019 Elections Campaign at the Edendale Lay Ecumenical Centre in Pietermaritzburg. The Centre has been specially chosen due to the historical relationship it has with the … View More

  • INVITATION TO NATIONAL COUNCIL AND 2019...

    MEDIA ALERT To All Media Houses 27 November 2018 INVITATION TO NATIONAL COUNCIL AND 2019 ELECTIONS CAMPAIGN LAUNCH All Media Houses are invited to AZAPO National Council and 2019 Elections Campaign Launch which will be taking place as follows: – … View More

  • AZAPO Voice Volume 1 Issue Number 39

    THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT RESTORES THE RIGHT TO REBEL On Tuesday the Constitutional Court upheld the Western Cape High Court ruling, which declared the apartheid section 12(1) of the Gatherings Act 205 of 1993 as unconstitutional because it limits and criminalises … View More

  • AZAPO Voice Volume 1 Issue Number 38

    STRENGTHEN LAW ENFORCEMENT IN OUR COMMUNITIES Vho Sondaha Sikhipha is lucky to be alive.  The community leader of Khubvi, about 20km outside Thohoyandou was brutally beaten, doused with petrol and was about to be set alight when police rescued him … View More

  • GIGABA’S RESIGNATION

      13 November 2018 GIGABA’S RESIGNATION While AZAPO accepts the resignation of Malusi Gigaba as the Home Affairs Minister, we are however disappointed that it took a directive of the Public Protector for President Ramaphosa to ask Gigaba to resign. … View More

  • Renaming of R25 Provincial Road to Muntu...

    RENAMING R25 MUNTU MYEZA DRIVE BY MEC OF GAUTENG ROADS AND TRANSPORT The Azanian People’s Organisation (AZAPO) welcomes the intention of the Gauteng Roads and Transport Department to honour AZAPO Leader Muntu ka Myeza  by renaming R25 after the late BC Stalwart. The … View More

  • AZAPO Voice Volume 1 Issue Number 37

    ANC SUFFERING FROM SCHIZOPHRENIA Last Friday the ruling party led a march to the Union Buildings, the seat of power in the capital city, to protest against the ruling party’s policy of e-Tolls.  The ANC as the ruling party was … View More

  • AZAPO Voice Volume 1 Issue Number 36

    SUBSTANTIVE FREEDOM LIES IN FOOD SECURITY AND SOVEREIGNTY Real freedom is not just access to a right to vote, or to elect a government of your choice.  It is not just the right to free political association and assembly.  It … View More

  • AZAPO Voice Volume 1 Issue Number 35

    BANISH MEDIOCRITY AND EMBRACE PROFESSIONALISM IN THE SOCs Those behind the sacking of Transnet Chief Executive, Siyabonga Gama would like the public to believe that their actions are motivated by a quest to clean the parastatal of the rot and corruption … View More

  • INTRODUCTORY REMARKS BY NELVIS QEKEMA AT...

    INTRODUCTORY REMARKS BY NELVIS QEKEMA AT THE “DIALOGUE ON AFRICAN KINGSHIPS IN DEMOCRACY” HELD AT THE EAST LONDON GUILD THEATRE ON 23 OCTOBER 2018 INTRODUCTION On behalf of AZAPO, I grab this opportunity to express our gratitude for being invited … View More

  • 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