Press Releases

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Press release to the Rand Daily Mail

The Black People's Convention press release, signed by Nkwenkwe Nkomo, National Organiser, states that the convention has been mandated by Black people to utilise all available resources to achieve liberation for Black people in Azania.

Tribute to the late Mthuli ka Shezi, Vice-President of the Black People's Convention

A tribute to the late Mthuli ka Shezi, Vice-President of the Black People's Convention, after his assassination, with a call for solidarity in the liberation struggle.

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

Statement issued by The Black Peoples Convention 11th July 1973

The statement was isued in reponse to an article in the Daily News dated 4th July 1973. In the article Chief Gatsha Buthelezi makes a derogatory reference to the anti-apartheid activist Professor Dennis Brutus as a "graduate of Robben Island".

Black Peoples Convention: Press Release 3rd March 1973

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

These bannings are wilful

Biographical sketches of eight student leaders banned in February 1973.

Statement on the expulsion from the ANC of South Africa

Statement on the expulsion from the ANC (SA) of T Bonga, A M Makiwane, G M Mbele, A K Mqota, P Ngakane, T X Makiwane, O K Setlhapelo. Includes list of resolutions.

Statement of the African National Congress on the current situation in South Africa

Statement of the ANC on the current situation in South Africa. Reflects on the events of June 16th in Soweto.

Motion: We, members of the University of Cape Town

The members of the University of Cape Town express concern at the direction in which South African society is heading and express solidarity with people suffering from the humiliation and oppression engendered by the social system.

Staement by Seth Sandila Mazibuku

This is a press release about the death of Steve Biko and the detention of black leaders.

Statement of the National Executive Committee (NEC) on the expulsion of Thami Bonga from membership of the African National Congress of South Africa

ANC National Executive Committee Statement on the expulsion of Tami Bonga, the suspension of George Mduduzi, the abolition of the position of Administrative Secretary, and the appointment of Jonas D Matlou as new chairman of the ANC.

Neither I nor Young did plan the march: says student leader

This press statement, signed by the Chairman, relates to misunderstading regarding the organisers of a march during the visit of Andrew Young, the United States ambassador to the United Nations

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.

Nature and extent of the SADF's involvement in the Angolan conflict

Press release issued by Defence Headquarters in Pretoria regarding South Africa's involvement in Angola. Included is a statement issued by the Chairman of the Apartheid Committee on 24 February 1977 in response to the press release.

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.

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.

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.

NUSAS Press Bulletin

Press statements issued by Paul Pretorius, President of the National Union of South African Students, and Geoff Budlender on behalf of the Students Representative Council at the University of Cape Town, about the planned

Soweto Students Representative Council: Press Statement 4th November 1976

A press statement confirming the stand by all students and youth of Soweto and other areas of the country that sales of any kind of liquour, including from shebeens, remain banned

How and why a small ANC of (S.A.) clique decided to make a public emergence at this time and state in the development of our situation

ANC statement, written by Alfred Nzo, on the Makiwane group expulsion.

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