The first National Consultative Conference of the ANC was held at Morogoro, Tanzania, from 25 April to 1 May The conference has become known as the. A thread that runs all the way back to the ANC’s watershed consultative conference held in April in Morogoro in Tanzania darts through. of the Second National Consultative Conference of the African National Congress – Zambia. the post-Morogoro Conference period up to the present stage of our struggle. .. At this stage the Resolutions Committee presented its report. 2.

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The report also gave some examples of the damage caused by these agents, starting from the period of ‘Operation Clean-up’ to the ‘Rebellion’ we had in the West last year. Agenda The agenda for the Conference proceedings was formally put to the House and adopted. It is for the enemy we reserve our assertiveness and our justified sense of grievance. Tag Cloud anc anc centenary anc national conference apartheid bbbee bee bill of rights black economic empowerment bombela broad based black economic empowerment buses ceta cidb city press colonialism communist international constitution construction construction industry contractors democracy department of transport dornier economic transformation esther mamatebele buthelezi.

The role of Sactu is very vital but needs to be clearly defined. But guerrilla warfare can be, and has been, waged in every conceived type of terrain, in deserts, swamps, in farm fields, in built-up areas, in plains, in the bush and in countries without friendly borders or islands surrounded by the sea. The working class is bedeviled by ideological problems. But the sluggish way in which the Movement inside the country responded to the new situation after in which co-operation between some organisations which were legal e.

Less well known are the intense factional struggles within the organisation, recurring pro-democracy protests, and the creation of a security apparatus that inspired widespread fear. In this, special attention should be given to persons responsible for political education in liaison with RPC and other structures Political Education of the organisation. For this we thank our Regional Preparatory Committees.

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Our policy must continually stress in the future as it has in the past that there is conffrence in South Africa for all who live in it but only on the basis of absolute democracy.

The national character of the struggle must therefore dominate our morkgoro. The true liberation of our womenfolk can only come about with the destruction of the apartheid system. The problem of the national image of the UDF is in the process of being resolved, with the blacks now forming the majority in its leadership.


We should also eliminate the misconception given to our membership that projects are ‘punishment areas’. Foreign Policy Contributions by delegates:. The response of the state towards the Congress of the People Campaign and the resolutionns of the Freedom Charter demonstrated its intention to crush what had previously been accepted as legitimate expressions for equality.

This process of all White solidarity will only be arrested by the achievements of the liberation movement. This whole question is one of adjusting survival tactics to the sort of terrain in which operations have to be carried out.

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But it was later decided to complete Conference business a bit earlier than originally planned. On the general question of who could be mobilised, one contribution pointed out that a revolution that excluded Christians in South Africa would be a revolution that excluded the people. Comrade President announced that the following week there would be a Press Conference on our National Consultative Conference.

The struggle of the oppressed people of South Africa is taking place within an international context of transition to the Socialist system, of the breakdown of the colonial system as a result of national liberation and socialist revolutions, and the fight for social and economic progress by the people of the whole world.

If he is fortunate enough to have behind him a friendly border or areas of difficult access which can provide a temporary refuge it is, of course, advantageous.

In the light of this she recommended that a special NEC group visit Nicaragua to study their experience in this respect. The strategy and tactics of our revolution require for their formulation and understanding a full appreciation of the inter-locking and interweaving of International, African and Resloutions African developments which play on our situation. Indian shopkeepers, could always be relied upon to declare a day of Hartal in solidarity with any protest which was being organised.

The second part of the Conference proceedings was taken up by Commission and Plenary Sessions on the reports of the various morpgoro. Beyond our borders in Zimbabwe, Angola, Mozambique, Namibia are our brothers and sisters confeerence similarly are engaged in a fierce struggle against colonialist and fascist regimes.

It also saw the evolvement of national organisations reflecting the aspirations of other oppressed non-White groups – the Coloureds and the Indians – and the creation of economic and political organisations – the South African Communist Party and Trade Unions which reflected the special aims and aspirations of the newly developed and doubly exploited working class.

We understood that the main physical environment of such a struggle in the period is outside the enemy strongholds in the cities, in the vast stretches of our countryside. The sabotage campaign was an earnest indication of our seriousness in the pursuit of this new strategy.


Whatever instruments are created to give expression to the unity of the liberation drive, they must accommodate two fundamental propositions:. The trade unions are working towards the formation of a united, democratic trade union federation. The report took about six hours to complete.

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The bottom of the barrel will be scraped in the attempt to create confusion about the objectives of the liberation movement. Our Church front should be reinforced.

Future historians may well be able to pause at some moments during the evolution of our struggle and examine critically both its pace and emphasis. On our continent sweeping advances have been registered which have resulted in the emergence to independent statehood of forty one states.

The first was the need to create a military apparatus and, more particularly to recruit large numbers of professional cadres who were to be trained and who would form the core of future guerrilla bands. Some networks within the exiled ANC became heavily involved in corruption, even colluding with elements of the apartheid security police and secret services. We need more representatives. This needs to be explored. Memory is still fresh of the outstanding response by the Coloured workers of the Western Cape to the call by the ANC for a national general political strike.

The magnificent resistance by the peasants in Pondoland, Sekhukhuniland and Natal in the late fifties pointed also to the new spirit of militancy and struggle in the countryside. Despite the fact that the majority of our members are inside the country, the National Consultative Conference can take decisions on the question and explain to the rest how we came to such conclusions.

The report underlined that this growing capacity of the ANC to defeat the forces of oppression and exploitation frightens the enemy and drives him to desperate acts of trying to destroy our ranks. Behind these devices hovers force. They are part of the non-White base upon which rests White privilege. Its political organisations – and the trade unions have played a fundamental role in shaping and advancing our revolutionary cause.

In our work we must distinguish between the puppet bantustan administrations and the masses. South Africa’s social and economic structure and the relationships which it generates are perhaps unique.

In other words was its policy not a revolutionary one? As a measure of expenditure control, the Commission recommended that each department be required to submit a yearly budget covering their total expenditure costs, including air travel. This development has its own difficulties.