Press Releases

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...but coloured families to stay

Press article about the Dias Divisional Council's decision to allow coloured families to stay at Klipfontein farm whilst forcing black families to relocate

A blueprint for education

The Black People's Convention (BPC) has drawn up a blueprint on education and intends to submit it to its national congress at the end of the year for approval before presenting it to the government

A brief account of what happened during the criminal South Africa invasion against Lesotho

Statement by the African National Congress on the Matola Raid in Lesotho, a South African Government attack where over 40 people were murdered.

A brief general statement on the political situation in South Africa

Statement by the ANC National Executive Committee on the current political situation in South Africa, as examined by the meeting of the ANC National Executive Committee in Zambia, August 27-31 in 1971. Calls for unity and united action for the seizure of power.

A delegate's account of the Black People's Convention Congress (BPC), King Williams Town, December 13-16, l975

A delegate's account of the Black People's Convention Congress (BPC), King Williams Town, 13-16 December, l975 and includes extracts from the Final Congress Report

A new situation has emerged: let us meet the challenge!

Unauthored statement on the impending independence of Angola, Guinea Bissau and Mozambique, providing proof that the liberation of Southern Africa is assured.

A statement of the African National Congress of South Africa to the 5th Summit Conference of the non-aligned countries

Statement of the African National Congress of South Africa to the 5th Summit Conference of the non-aligned countries.

A statement on the occasion of the 65th Anniversary of the African National Congress

Statement by Alfred Nzo, Secretary General of the African National Congress on the ANC's 65th Anniversary. Examines history of the party, the current political crisis in South Africa, and suggests items to focus on in the future.

African National Congress (South Africa) condemns the assassination of Comrade Joe Gqabi

Press statement by the ANC National Executive Committee condemning the assassination of Comrade Joe Gqabi.

African National Congress statement: International Conference of Trade Unions on sanctions and other actions against the apartheid regime in South Africa

African National Congress statement on the International Conference of Trade Unions on Sanctions and other actions against the apartheid regime in South Africa.

African squatters to be moved from Klipfontein Farm

Press article about the forced removal of black people from the Klipfontein settlement near Kenton on Sea

ANC call to the nation: from ungovernability to people's power

Call to the Nation from the ANC National Executive Committee sent in the wake of an attack by the South African government against Botswana, Zimababwe and Zambia. Calls for a greater offensive to be launched, including mass resistance and an intensified armed struggle.

ANC statement at Lisbon Conference

Statement of the African National Congress at a 1977 conference of the African Liberation Movement. Statement covers the South African liberation movement and the nature of the South African struggle.

ANC Statement of aims and principles for a negotiated resolution of the South African question

Statement from the ANC covering votes for all, abolishing apartheid, the ANC's constitutional aims, a mixed economy and a negotiated settlement.

Appeal to the United Nations, to all Governments, Trade Union Organisations and Mass Organisations

ANC Appeal to the United Nations, to all Governments, Trade Union Organisations and Mass Organisations for the United Nations Organisation to take measures to secure the release of political prisoners and banned people, and for governments to demand the release of all political prisoners, and ban

Banned

Statement calling on the public to support a petition of the Students Representative Council of the University of Cape Town, asking the United Party to explain its stand on the banning of eight persons, seven of whom were office bearers of the National Union of South African Students.

Black Conciousness and its origins

Thami Zani, the Black People's Convention publicity secretary, explains the history and philosophy of Black Consciousness

Black People's Convention: press release 13 January 1972

This press release contains details of resolutions reached at the national conference of the Black People's Convention held between 17-19 December 1971

Black peoples convention

This is a press article about bunning of black leaders.

Black Peoples Convention: Press Release 3rd March 1973

The Black Peoples Convention press release in response to the banning of Black leaders

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