The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) is the youth wing of the African National Congress. chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and In the early s Peter Mokaba, the ANCYL president, played an active role in. The ANC Youth League: A Jacana Pocket History. By Clive Glaser. Johannesburg: Jacana Media, vi + pp. ISBN 1 3. Just as earlier.

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Newsletters may offer personalized content or advertisements. The Youth League used to comprise the best young people in society.

A comrade is someone who sacrifices their skills and time in order to ancyk the collective aspirations of society. Her passing has exposed a number of things that are severely problematic in our movement. Following that finding, Julius Malema was found guilty of provoking divisions within the ruling party and of bringing the organisation into disrepute.

I shudder to imagine how society and comrades would have rejected and ejected you if you were female. The Youth League generated significant controversy in when its president publicly declared its willingness to use violence to prevent Jacob Zuma’s being prosecuted for corruption charges, stating that histogy Youth League was “prepared to take up arms and kill for Zuma”. In Julius Xncyl sang a controversial apartheid struggle song “Shoot the Boer” Boer being the Afrikaans word for “farmer” hkstory, which drew further criticism in light of the numerous killings of white farmers and black labourers across South Africa.

I have no doubt that there are many ANCYL members out there waiting for a moment to realign the movement with society. Come to think of it, to say under your leadership the ANCYL has been horribly diluted would be the perfect metaphor.

This clearly cannot be said of you — in fact, the opposite is true You stand directly against the youth.

Further statements made against the DA’s leader instating that they were “disgusted by remarks attributed to Helen Zille. In NovemberJulius Malema was found guilty of provoking divisions within the ruling party and of bringing the organisation into disrepute, and was suspended for five years.


For instance, the Fees Must Fall protests must rank as one of the most pivotal examples of youth activism during your term. I mean, your mediocrity is self-evident during this very sad time in the history histoyr the liberation movement.

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In gistory way, I must admit, I think we are deeply indebted to the spirit of Mama Winnie Madikizela- Mandela as her revolutionary soul rests in power for sweeping through this nation and unravelling the hypocrites among us masquerading as vanguards of the people.

He was unable to clarify whether sleeping around means having sex or not having sex. Political history of South Africa. Mbalula succeeded the student activist Malusi Gigaba, who went on to become deputy minister of home affairs.

ACM spokesperson Yashica Padia said: As such, even at a conceptual level, you ought not to enter Luthuli House, let alone in the name of the youth. Most Read on IOL. The organisation, which was founded inwas the political cradle for several prominent leaders, among them Anton Lembede, Nelson Mandela, Jackie Selebi, Peter Mokaba, and Julius Malema. Views Read Edit View history.

‘ANCYL must be credited for championing land expropriation without compensation’

Where was your revolutionary consciousness? Mdolomba — James Calata — W. All articles with dead external links Articles with dead ahcyl links from June Webarchive template wayback links Use dmy dates from April Pages using deprecated image syntax. The youth league leaders were charged for bringing the party into disrepute after saying earlier this year that the ANCYL would send a team to Botswana to consolidate local opposition parties and help bring about regime change there.

Foremost among those is the pervasive patriarchy in our movement — even mediocre, uninspiring males like you can lead this glorious movement.

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InFikile Mbalula became president of the league. The Youth League continued its activities underground during the remainder of the apartheid years. Step aside so that the youth can ensure that membership in the Youth League becomes the highest honour for a young person in post-apartheid South Africa.

I doubt Comrade Supra, the man you so deeply admired, dragged you there kicking and screaming — especially since you literally had more important things to do. In November ANC Youth League president Julius Malema was suspended from the ruling party for two years, this sanction was suspended for three years. Our lawyers are working on it and, therefore, I would not like to comment about it.

Call for an early congress in June, and ask the Youth League to relieve you of the awesome responsibility you have treacherously failed to discharge. Njabulo Nzuza, secretary-general of the youth league, said: Ben Madokwe, the chairperson of the ACM, said in court documents that despite the liquidation order, the youth league was conducting business as normal. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Leaders Secretary-General — S. This page was last edited on 19 Septemberat In honour of Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and other female revolutionaries, we should probably look at the many capable female comrades in our movement to lead us.

Top Camps Bay businessmen hired security firm. Archived from the original on 5 April You stand directly against the youth.

By the way, and I know you would not know this because you are not a youth, there is a poll doing the rounds on whether we should refer to your tribute or lack thereof as a remix of Usher’s ” My Confessions ” or the melodic sifila church hymn ” Diphiri Le Makuntu ” the results are coming soon. I will elaborate on this further in this letter.

December 14,in Johannesburg.