The ANC and the Minister of Health have correctly deplored the spate of deaths resulting from initiation practices, in the Eastern Cape and other areas.
. July 8, 2013
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There is no doubt that Mandela was at times after his release more popular than the ANC and that he could sometimes act without organisational authority.
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This was a seminar paper, prepared for the University of the Witwatersrand, in June 1986, just before I was rearrested for a further 27 months.
. June 13, 2013
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The ANC centenary
A scholarly article on the ANC centenary for International Affairs Chatham House
This paper is work in progress
This is a scholarly article, which draws on ANC history and Indian influences on that history and the struggle in general, through various cultural lenses, notably dress and various gestures. Click on link that follows:
Written with Jeremy Cronin, revised introduction of earlier work, 30 Years of the Freedom Charter, published in 2006 by UNISA press, still in print.