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A spirit that refuses to submit to Tyranny Once again another biennial Conference is upon you. It is my good fortune to be privileged once more to open your biennial Conference. It was in 1954 when...
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The struggle for freedom is a reckless, foolish and sacrosanct adventure—so believed Albert Luthuli, president of the African National Congress from 1952-1968. A devour Christian, a man deeply...
Author: Jon Soske
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(Extracts) In sincerely wishing you good health, strength and longevity of life, both for your sake and for the sake of the successful prosecution of our struggle for freedom, I wish to say that we...
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Dear friend: Just before I went to Oslo last December to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, I wrote a letter to Americans expressing both surprise and satisfaction that men abroad have grasped our...
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Members of the Luthuli Family, Honourable Premier, Dr Zweli Mkhize; Hon Minister of Arts and Culture Mr Paul Mashatile; His Majesty King Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu, isilo Samabandla, Judge...
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Mr. Ngubane has written most voluminously in several issues of the Indian Opinion making scathing and unjustified remarks about the African National Congress and its leadership. It is my duty as...
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Programme Director, The Family of Nkosi Albert Luthuli, Minister of Arts and Culture, Pallo Jordan, Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Sbu Ndebele, The Mayor of Ilembe District Municipality,...
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Albert Luthuli's Presidential Address to the Forty-fifth Annual Conference of the African National Congress, Orlando, Johannesburg, December 16, 1957 The powers that be have again made my...
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Demonstrations against Proclamation of Republic 6 May 1961 [Drum asked several non-European leaders for answers to three questions concerning the planned demonstrations. The following are answers...
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Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, ANC Officials and NEC members, Captains of business and industry, Special guests, Good evening, we thank you all for coming to share this very special evening...
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ANC National Chairperson, ANC Provincial Chairperson and provincial leadership, ANC NEC Members, Leaders of the Tripartite Alliance, The Luthuli Family, I am greatly honoured to deliver this...
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Presidential Address to the 46th Annual Conference of the African National Congress, Durban, December 12-14, 1958 Sons and Daughters of Afrika, Nationalist Returned to Power We meet for our 46th...
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Fifty Years of Union - Political Review My assignment is: "Political Review - Fifty Years of Union." I hope I shall succeed in dealing with the subject with objectivity and with an...
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Comrade, friends, fellow South Africans, The ANC centenary represents a milestone achievement not only for the ANC, but for all liberation movements in the continent and the African peoples in...
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Luthuli told the Natal ANC in 1949: We cannot say that Africans are accepting fast enough the gospel of service and sacrifice for the general and larger good without expecting personal and at that...
Author: Raymond Suttner
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[This statement was to have been made to the court before the passing of sentence, after which I had been found guilty of burning my pass, guilty of disobeying a law by way of protest, and not guilty...
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Presidential Address to the 47th Annual Conference of the African National Congress Durban, 12 December 1959 The Annual Report of the Secretary-General and the Presidential Address will have...
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The heart of a lioness has ceased to beat. Mama Nokukhanya Luthuli is no more. Comrade Nokukhanya Luthuli, 92 years old, was the wife of the late ANC President, Chief Albert Luthuli. She passed away...
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The National Centenary Task Team (NCTT), has established a sub committee referred to as the Content and Copyright Sub Committee whose primary function is to consider all submissions for the...
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The measurement of any collective is not when the executive tasks in the normal course of organisational work, but when leadership is confronted with the execution of mandates in trajectories which...
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National leadership of the ANC and the Alliance, ANC Provincial Chairperson, Comrade Ace Magashule and the provincial leadership, Leadership of uMkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association, (...
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The formulation and declaration by the United Nations Organisation of human rights and the fundamental freedoms was a great achievement. It marked a significant stage in human development when...
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To mark the 40th anniversary of the death of former ANC President Chief Albert Luthuli tomorrow, 21 July 2007, the ANC is publishing a special edition of the ANC political discussion journal Umrabulo...
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"Face the future" 8 August 1960 The white minority rule policy of segregation and more so its virulent form, apartheid, have screened off from each other Black and White in South Africa....
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22 December 1996, Groutville Comrade chairperson; Members of the Luthuli family; Minister and Premiers; Leaders and veterans of the ANC; Members of the diplomatic corps and distinguished...
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The African National Congress is aware of the intended march by the Democratic Alliance to the ANC Headquarters, Chief Albert Luthuli House, on the 4th February 2014. While we respect and will always...
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From: South Africa Freedom News, Dar es Salaam The University of Algiers has conferred an honorary Doctorate of Literature on Chief A.J. Luthuli, President-General of the ANC of South Africa. The...
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The Luthuli Detachment was one [of] those detachments that were well prepared and well trained. I`m saying this because I personally participated in the preparations. A lot of time was allocated for...
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ANC Headquarters Luthuli House has been evacuated following an incident at the entrance to the building. The details of the incident are as follows: A man entered the front door of the building...
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The African National Congress in the Northern Cape will be launching the Luthuli Volunteer Corps; thousands of volunteers of the ANC dressed in gold overalls will be launched and unveiled across the...
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Many problems face the emergent Black States in this continent. Among these problems are: the avoidance of economic chaos when independence comes; the problem of speeding up education among the...
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My people, my sons and my daughters As I pace the floor of my bedroom in the Grand Hotel, Oslo, putting the final touches on my speech of acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize my thoughts go out to...
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The result of the General Election has brought about no real change. If anything, it has given the Nationalist Party a much firmer mandate to press ahead with its apartheid, Bantustan policy. The...
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"Minority white rule and non-whites in the union" This is a most timely and vital conference called to consider the means and ways of meeting the acute situation of the growing number of...
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I am deeply grateful to the members of the Christopher Gell Memorial Award Committee for giving me this unique opportunity to participate so prominently in the remembrance of his memory. Let me at...
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(Extracts from an exclusive article published in Ebony. Reproduced with permission.) ...The solution to the South African problem will call for radical reforms, some of them of a really...
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[Drum, a Johannesburg monthly, asked a number of African leaders, "Do we really want to get rid of the white man?" The following is the reply of Chief Lutuli.] My reply to the question is...
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[Protest meetings were held in South Africa in February 1955 denouncing the government`s use of force to remove African people from the Western Areas. Chief Lutuli sent this message to the people...
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Have you ever expressed any views yourself in regard to the advantages or disadvantages of a non-violent struggle? Well, I have spoken about it... Would you tell their lordships, do you consider...
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(An appeal sent to the people of the United Kingdom in May 1963 through the Anti-Apartheid Movement) I greet all lovers of freedom, wherever they may be. From my village in South Africa, where I...
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"The violence and terror that could be unleashed by the Government against all its opponents once it is armed with the draconian powers implicit in the Sabotage Bill may, I fear, ultimately lead...
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ANC Officials led by President Mbeki met in one of their scheduled meetings which was graced by the presence of former President Nelson Mandela, an ex - officio member of this committee. The purpose...
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In response to a number of media enquiries, the ANC wishes to clarify the following: 1. A person or persons gained access to the ANC`s national headquarters in Johannesburg during the night of...
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The recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry in regard to Undesirable Publications create another grave threat to the liberties of the people and constitute an unwarranted attack on the liberty...
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1 December 2010 President of COSATU; General-Secretary of COSATU and other national officer bearers; Presidents and Leaders of Affiliated Unions; Distinguished guests; Ladies and gentlemen I am...
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Congratulations to New Age and its predecessors. Twenty-five years of uninterrupted production is an achievement that is remarkable for the progressive press of any country. It is even more so in the...
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Honourable Premier,  Ministers and Deputy Ministers, Mayors and councilors, Representatives of United Nations agencies, Representatives of the private sector, Good afternoon to you all...
Publication date: 08 December 2011
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Publication date: 01/05/1997
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The African National Congress will today brief members of the media on the organisation's state of readiness for the 2016 Local Government Elections.  The briefing will be held as follows...
Publication date: 1 August 2016
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