IEC awaits court outcome before deciding on PAC's rightful leadership

2019-11-04 21:56

The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) says it is still awaiting the outcome of an ongoing court case before deciding the rightful leadership of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC).

‘ANC stumbled into land expropriation debate’ - Ngcukaitobi

2019-04-02 21:21

"The EFF brought the motion of land expropriation without compensation [to Parliament] and, in that, the ANC was found flat-footed on the issue," says advocate and author Tembeka Ngcukaitobi.

'I don't understand his thinking' - Robert Sobukwe's son reacts to comments about his dad

2019-02-13 21:08

Claims that one of the founders of the PAC, Robert Sobukwe, received preferential treatment during his incarceration on Robben Island were "borne out of anger", his son says.

Tshwane: Whose success is it anyway?

2018-12-04 17:32

A battle for recognition is raging in Tshwane, with city manager Moeketsi Mosola claiming that he has turned the City around, while Mayor Solly Msimanga claims the metro's successes as those of the DA-led administration.

'A fighter for the freedom of all South Africans' - Ramaphosa, political parties pay tribute to Mama Sobukwe

2018-08-15 12:21

Messages of condolences have streamed in from the president and political parties following the death of Zondeni Veronica Sobukwe, the widow of PAC founder Robert Sobukwe.

WATCH: Remains of PAC activists exhumed after 50 years

Nine PAC members were exhumed this week after being hung during the apartheid regime. Watch.

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'Now we can get closure' - PAC after executed members' remains exhumed

Ten Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) members, who were executed for political crimes and buried in unmarked graves in the Mamelodi West Cemetery in Pretoria more than 50 years ago, had their remains exhumed on Thursday. Watch.

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Cape Town's De Waal Drive renamed in honour of Philip Kgosana

2017-08-25 14:24

Over 50 years after he led a peaceful march to Parliament against the demeaning apartheid pass laws, the road on which Philip Kgosana and the protesters walked will be renamed in his honour.

Holomisa: Candid ANC MPs must take a stand if secret ballot fails

2017-08-04 20:45

If the motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma goes ahead without a secret ballot, outspoken ANC MPs will have to take a stand, says UDM leader Bantu Holomisa.

Cape Town mulls renaming De Waal Drive after Philip Kgosana

2017-04-20 19:56

The City of Cape Town is considering changing the name of its famous De Waal Drive in honour of Pan Africanist Congress of Azania stalwart Philip Kgosana.


It's still a case of Aluta Continua for PAC veteran

2019-05-09 06:49

At a quiet voting station in Atteridgeville, a 75-year-old with osteoporosis, aided by his crutches slowly moves to the voting booth to make his mark, but unassuming officials and voters don't realise that he is a struggle veteran, still fighting for change.

Solly Mapaila apologises to Sobukwe family and PAC, says comments were distorted

2019-02-14 22:26

The SACP's Solly Mapaila says he has apologised to the family of former PAC leader Robert Sobukwe as well as the party's current leadership for comments he made.

PAC rejects 'sham' elective conference by 'rogue members'

2018-12-18 06:16

The Pan Africanist Congress says reports on its 'elective conference' are false and that members of the party organised an illegal meeting.

Freedom Park remembers struggle stalwart Robert Sobukwe

2018-11-02 07:53

A three-month exhibition on the life and times of struggle stalwart Robert Sobukwe is being held at Freedom Park in Tshwane.

Expelled former PAC president among disrupters of TV broadcast - PAC

2018-03-21 18:55

Expelled former PAC president Letlapa Mphahlele was among a group of people who disrupted an SABC Morning Live broadcast for Human Rights Day at the Sharpeville cemetery, the Pan African Congress says.

Tears as more PAC political prisoner remains exhumed

2018-03-07 19:12

A woman wept bitterly as she entered the execution room at the Kgosi Mampuru prison gallows, where political prisoners were hanged decades ago, before they were buried in unmarked graves.

Remains of executed PAC activists exhumed, reunited with relatives

2017-09-01 07:20

The remains of 10 Pan Africanist Congress anti-apartheid activists have been exhumed from unmarked pauper graves at Mamelodi West Cemetery in Pretoria.

Zuma vote: How many ANC MPs broke ranks?

2017-08-09 07:00

As few as 31 or as many as 40 "rebel" ANC MPs may have voted for the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma during the secret ballot in Parliament.

Former PAC 'political' murderer in parole limbo

2017-07-13 22:54

Inside South Africa's maximum security Groenpunt prison, hawk-eyed guards stroll between rows of wooden benches, watching inmates closely as they meet visitors.

PAC leader Philip Kgosana died trying to unify the organisation

2017-04-20 17:40

Former Pan Africanist Congress leader Philip Kgosana was working toward unifying the organisation before he died, former party combatant Kenny Motsamai has said.

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