Press Releases

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Statement of the National Executive Committee of the African National Congress

Statement by the National Executive Committee of the ANC on the situation in South Africa and the conduct of armed struggle in South Africa in the past six months. Concern expressed over the spate of attacks on civilians.

Statement of the African National Congress of South Africa on the occasion of the 26th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union

Edited statement of the African National Congress of South Africa on the occasion of the 26th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

Off-the-record statement by Minister R F Botha at a meeting between the Minister and representatives of the South African media in Washington on 16 May 1981

Press statement by Minister Pik Botha about US/South Africa relations and policy. Nuclear matters were also mentioned.

Paris sanctions conference hears African National Congress of South Africa

ANC press release regarding a statement by Oliver R Tambo, ANC President, to the International Conference on sanctions against South Africa. States that sanctions should not be seen as a way of reforming apartheid, but rather as a weapon against the apartheid government.

Mandela's full reply to President Botha's offer

Nelson Mandela's response to P W Botha's conditional offer of freedom made in Parliament. Published in the Rand Daily Mail, Monday, February 11, 1985.

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.

Declaration of the OAU ad-hoc Committee on Southern Africa on the question of South Africa

Organisation of African Unity declaration on the question of South Africa. Statement that apartheid must be liquidated. Includes statement of principles, outlines steps to be taken for negotiations to take place, presents guidelines for the process of negotiation, and a programme of action.

Statement of the National Executive Committee of the African National Congress on the current situation

Statement of the National Executive Committee of the African National Congress on the Tri-Cameral elections and the Labour Relations Act.

Remarks by Rev Frank Chikane at press conference held in Pretoria

Press statement containing remarks by Rev Frank Chikane at the press conference held in Pretoria after he and Archbishop Tutu and Rev Boesak met with President De Klerk.

Statement of the National Executive Committee of the African National Congress on the announcement by FW de Klerk concerning the release of Walter Sisulu and other political prisoners

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The American Committee on Africa

Anti-apartheid organisation says South African president's FW de Klerk statement falls short calls for tougher sanctions.

Statement of the National Executive Committee of the African National Congress

Statement of the National Executive Committee of the African National Congress, reporting back on a meeting held in Lusaka, Zambia, in February 1990 regarding F W de Klerk's speech of 2nd February 1990.

Press statement of the National Executive Committee of the African National Congress

Press statement of the National Executive Committee of the African National Congress reporting on a meeting held in Lusaka, Zambia, in March 1990, regarding the situation since the release of Nelson Mandela. Calls for other political prisoners to be released.

Statement to the ANC Conference from political prisoners in Pretoria local prison

Statement to the ANC National Conference in Durban, 2-6 July 1991, from political prisoners in Pretoria local prison, stating that two months has passed since the deadline for the release of political prisoners.

Statement on Credentials

African National Congress Credentials Committee Statement on Credentials to be read with reference to the Official Status Position of Delegates to the Conference, at the ANC National Conference in Durban, July 2-6, 1991.

Negotiations: a strategic perspective

Statement by the African National Congress on negotiations as adopted by the National Executive Committee on 25 November 1992.

Statement of the African National Congress on the resignation of P W Botha

Statement by Alfred Nzo, Secretary General of the ANC, on the resignation of P W Botha.

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.

Statement of intent by the African National Congress: a proposed constitution for a liberated South Africa

Edited statement by the National Executive Committee of the ANC proposing a new constitution for South Africa.

Statement of the National Executive Committee of the African National Congress on the question of negotiations

Statement on negotiations by the ANC National Executive Committee. States that the current government has no intention of engaging in meaningful negotiations. Rejects the proposal for secret negotiations.

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