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The role of the Trade Unions in the National Liberation Struggle

An article about the National Liberation Struggle as their decision to join the United Democratic Front was made as part of their response to certain political events, and these events directly affected them as a union.

The Black Conciousness Movement and social research

This article contains a discussion about the Black Consciousness philosophy and includes a discussion about Bantu education and Christian National education

The SACC and the Government

Article about the meeting of delegates from the South African Council of Churches and the South African Prime Minister and his associates which raised some crucial issues

Statement of the African National Congress of South Africa on the occasion of the meeting in Lusaka on April 1st 1980 of the Heads of Independent States in Southern Africa

Statement of the African National Congress of South Africa on the occasion of the meeting in Lusaka on April 1st 1980 of the Heads of Independent States in Southern Africa. Congratulates Zimbabwe on its liberation and examines White South Africa's response.

Paper delivered at the Annual Meeting of Diakonia on March 25, 1980

Article containing a paper delivered by Archbishop Tutu, General Secretary of the South African Council of Churches, at the annual meeting of Diakonia on 25 March 1980 on population removals and the urban church.

Consultation of SA church leaders on racism in South Africa, Hammanskraal, 11-15 February, 1980

Article containing confidential background information on a consultation of South Africa church leaders on racism in South Africa, presented at Hammanskraal 11-15 February 1980.

The situation in Afghanistan

The Situation in Afghanistan: statement issued by the Central Committee of the South African Communist Party, January 1980, discusses Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and appeals for solidarity with the 'revolution' in this country

Black Conciousness: an appraisal

The article discusses whether the Black Conciousness Movement arose as a result of the influence of an ideology or as a reflection of the real needs and pre-occupations of the people.

The Nederduitse Gereformeerde Sendingkerk

Article discussing the role of the Dutch Reformed Church in effecting social change and justice in South Africa.

New ball-game in South African politics

The launching of the United Democratic Front in Cape Town marked the beginning of a new ball-game in South Africa.

United Democratic Front may cause a bigger stir later on

Article discussing: affidavits on police brutality, the PFP's attempt at a bill of Rights to the forming of the United Democratic Front and Dr Perez de Cuella's visit to South Africa

Thousands flock to United Democratic Front launch

Thousands of people and about 400 organisations from all over the country came to the lauch of UDF and messages of supports from all organisations nationwide and abroad were received.

United Democratic Front and the Black Local Authorities

Article by the United Democratic Front on its continued campaign against the Black Local Authorities.

The occupation of the British Consulate in Durban, the Anderson visit and the role of the United Democratic Front in the international struggle against apartheid

Discussion paper by the United Democratic Front on its stand regarding the international struggle against apartheid, the British Consulate occupation and the Anderson visit.

Legal analysis of Nkomati Agreement

Paper by Kader Asmal on the Nkomati Accord. Analysis of the agreement from an international legal perspective, to provide assistance to the National Executive Committee of the ANC in its international campaign.

Planning for peoples war discussion document

Discussion document on planning for a peoples war. Covers the armed struggle, people's revolutionary violence, uprisings in the Bantustans, the enemy armed forces and arming the people.

Obituary of Yusuf Dadoo

Obituary of Yusuf Dadoo. 3 typewritten pages with handwritten corrections

The United Democratic Front: a workerist response

Article discussing the nature of UDF and the discussion making of UDF.

Strategic issues in the struggle for national liberation in South Africa

Paper examining reforms introduced by the government and whether they are adequate to initiate change in the country: provision for the legal recognition of Black trade unions, abandonment of the legal reservation of certain jobs for Whites only, spread of Africans into white collar jobs, concess

Nothing's positive in apartheid, says Boesak

Allan Boesak address at the National Launch of the United Democratic Front held in Cape Town "nothing's positive in apartheid".

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