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Politics and the army

Paper delivered by Steve Tshwete to the African National Congress Department of Political Education Workshop in Lusaka, 23-28 February, 1988. Outlines the role of Umkhonto we Sizwe.

Politics and the armed struggle: the revolutionary army

Paper delivered by Ronnie Kasrils on Umkhonto we Sizwe. Outlines the army's basic positions and the consequences and tasks which flow from them.

Non-Central Government structures in South Africa today

Paper presented by Penuell M. Maduna for discussion at the African National Congress in-house seminar on Constitutional Guidelines for a future democratic South Africa, 1-4 March 1988 in Lusaka.

South Africa's working class: a pillar of the revolution

Paper by Jack Simons on South Africa's working class presented by Ray Simons to the ANC in-house seminar on Constitutional Guidelines in a democratic South Africa, 1-4 March, 1988. Presents history of the workers's; struggle.

An approach to the Democratic party

This article argues that the Democratic Party is a significant force over which the MDM can gain access and influence and the Democratic Partys election strategy and its decision over participation in the coloured and Indian houses remains an explosive situation. Incomplete document.

A perspective on the background to the ANC Constitutional guidelines

Paper by Ian Phillips of the University of Natal, Durban, presented to the IDASA Conference in Port Elizabeth, 21-22 April 1989.

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".

Three presidents for coalition of the people

The United Democratic Front a political coalition of 400 labour, political, civic, church, women's and students' organisations opposed to the government's constitutional proposals - was launched near Cape Town

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 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

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.

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.

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

The United Democratic Front: a workerist response

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

The future society as seen by the Black People's convention

The first of a number of articles dealing with a kind of society that BPC envisages. This particular article scans the total policy outlook, at the heart of which is a reminder that we are striving for the attainment of an open society.


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