Chief Albert John Mvumbi Luthuli Collection

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Letter from the President Let's work together to speed up effective service to the people Since 1912, the ANC has dedicated itself to the historic mission of uniting our people in the struggle for...
Publication date: 15 - 21 January 2010
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements
Contents Discovering Seme - Tim Couzens The Early Years - Richard Rive The Mount Hermon School File Product of Moody School How Congress Began - R V Selope Thema Discovering Seme -...
Author: Richard Rive and Tim Couzens
"Apartheid - the Indictment" One of the biggest failures of any group of people this century has been the failure of the ruling white minority in South Africa to discard policies which have nothing...
Publication date: 1 April 1964, London
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements
Ron Press, This is Ron Press' story of his part in the struggle against apartheid. Forced into exile in the early 'sixties, Ron Press contributed to the struggle by providing much-needed technical...
Publication date: August, 1995
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements
"The danger begins only when they make a virtue of necessity and want to freeze into a complete theoretical system all the tactics forced upon them by these fatal circumstances,...." Rosa...
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements
[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...
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

Our Vision is a Democratic Society (Speech at a public meeting organized by the South African Congress of Democrats in Johannesburg in 1958 to hear the President General of the African National...
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

In the name of Afrika and Freedom I greet you all! AFRIKA! AFRIKA! MAYIBUYE! INKULULEKO NGESIKHATHI SETHU (Freedom in Our Lifetime)! Let us sing together to Freedom, "Mayibuye i Afrika...
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

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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Since the middle of June 1959 to date, August 31st, 1959, Natal has been witnessing widespread demonstrations throughout the Province. The demonstrations have been largely by women and have no...
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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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[Extract] Chief Lutuli spoke of the "unprecedented human suffering being brought about by apartheid" and said: "But yet we are not despondent. We are encouraged in our struggle for...
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

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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Much has been said and written about the forthcoming multi-racial conference to be held in Johannesburg on December 3-5, 1957. Very little, if anything at all of what is new, can be said about it now...
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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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`What are Kingdoms without Justice but large robber bands?` St. Augustine Mrs. Helen Joseph has made an important contribution to the literature of the liberatory movement in South Africa. 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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"Prepare for congress of the people" On June 25 and 26, only five weeks from now, there will assemble in Kliptown, near Johannesburg, people from all corners of South Africa to attend the...
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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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This launch comes after successful sub regional programmes which took place in Phokwane and Dikgatlong Sub Regions in the recent past. Our final launch will take place in Sol Plaatje Sub Region next...
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Urging Congress branches to ensure 100 per cent attendance at the forthcoming A.N.C. National Conference, due to begin at Durban on December 16, President Lutuli says that the occasion provides an...
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Good evening, Canon Collins. I have just been making a tape-recording of a message that I am sending to your Group. I was told by a mutual friend that you wanted me to send you a message. I have...
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This message was published early in April 1958, before the general elections. Sir or Madam, You may be surprised to receive this message from the African National Congress: surprised because this...
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From Perspective on Ideas and the Arts TERKEL: Here in a suburb of Durban, South Africa, we are sitting with Albert John Lutuli, winner of the 1960 Nobel Peace Prize, and deposed chief of the Zulus...
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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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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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(Press report) "The struggle for freedom must go on no matter how hard the struggle might be! It must go on because Freedom is the noblest human attainment for which man throughout the ages has...
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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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Here I am, caged in, in the Lower Tugela District, by the oppressor`s ban on me. The confinement resulting from this ban is a painful reminder to me and to you all also that apartheid laws deny us...
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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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In his national Freedom Day Call, ANC President-General Albert Lutuli calls on all lovers of freedom in our land to commemorate the past deeds for freedom and to rededicate themselves to the cause of...
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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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[Extract] Peace is indissolubly interwoven with the question of freedom, for peace without freedom is a mockery… Freedom cannot flower to its best except in a climate of peace. For oppressed people...
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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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I welcome most heartily the convening of the Afro-Asian Conference and congratulate all those responsible for organising this historic meeting. I deeply cherish the hope that the deliberations at...
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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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[Chief Lutuli said that it was no coincidence that he has chosen New Age to make this statement. "New Age has already been threatened under the Sabotage Bill with banning and I have decided to...
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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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The new assault on civil liberties and democracy generally made by the General Law Amendment Bill "the Sabotage Bill" about to become law in the Republic of South Africa, has rightly...
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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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The eminent British statesman, Mr. Harold Macmillan, Prime Minister of Britain turned to Africa, including the Union, "to see." But, in the end, he did more than "see." He gave us...
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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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[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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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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The Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Dr Zweli Mkhize, The Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini, Honourable Ministers and Deputy Ministers Honourable MECs, Leaders of political parties,...
Publication date: 15 March 2011
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

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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The 650 000 strong South African Tamil Federation (SATF) met with the ANC on 5 November 2014 at Luthuli House, Johannesburg. The SATF delegation led by its President, Karthigasen Moothsamy, made it...
Publication date: 14 November 2014
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements

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