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  • AZAPO Voice Volume 2 Issue Number 3

    WHO ARE BLACK PEOPLE IN AZANIA? In the Black Consciousness Movement, we take nothing for granted.  In the confusion generated by indoctrination, misinformation and fake news, it is not unlikely that Black people may have forgotten or don’t know that … View More

  • AZAPO Voice Volume 2 Issue Number 2

    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2018 MATRICULANTS! AZAPO takes this opportunity to congratulate the learners that passed the 2018 Grade 12 examination.  It will be amiss of AZAPO if we did not pause and salute the educators that went all out to … View More

  • AZAPO Volume 2 Issue Number 1

    MESSAGE FROM AZAPO PRESIDENT : SEASON’S GREETINGS TO ALL  It is only a number of hours before many will be happy to see the back and end of 2018. A turbulent year indeed with scandals of unprecedented proportions being exposed. … View More

  • Season’s Greetings from the...

    SEASON’S GREETINGS TO ALL It is only a number of hours before many will be happy to see the back and end of 2018. A turbulent year indeed with scandals of unprecedented proportions being exposed. For it is during this … View More

  • AZAPO Voice Volume 1 Issue Number 43

      THE TRAIN DECISION Steve Biko, the Founding Father of the Black Consciousness Movement (BCM), would have been 72 years old on 18 December. This date carries a lot of significance in Black History because a Black child who would … View More

  • AZAPO Voice Volume 1 Issue Number 42

    50 YEARS OF STRUGGLE AND SACRIFICE Having been founded in December 1968, the Black Consciousness Movement (BCM) is commemorating its 50th Anniversary this year.  That is quite a milestone that qualifies the BCM as one of the oldest liberation movements … View More

  • 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