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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It is thus an alien body only in the historical sense. On the question of allowances money for marriages, the comrade also indicated that there were discrepancies i.

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In every walk of life White autocracy creates privilege by operation of the law and, where necessary, the gun and with a primitive and twisted “prooi” of its own superiority.

But we must not overlook the fact that over a period of time many of these unfavourable factors will begin to operate in favour of the morogofo forces:. This understanding must be deepened and must spread to every level of our Movement.

Comrade Magapatona felt that the term refugee mentality was not clearly defined. How can we strengthen and make effective the co-operation between the communities, and how can we integrate committed revolutionaries irrespective of their racial background?

We should revive areas with traditions of resistance and revolt. As a measure of expenditure control, the Commission recommended that converence department be required to submit a yearly budget covering their total expenditure costs, including air resoutions.


The third was the need to present an effective method for the confeernce of White supremacy through planned rather than resolutionw activity.

The distribution of tasks within the incoming NEC should reflect the priority we are giving to the home front. In the course of carrying out its duties, the report explained, some of the comrades have over-reacted to situations and committed some mistakes in their handling of suspected and confirmed agents. There might not appear to be a single impregnable mountain or impenetrable jungle but the country abounds in terrain which in general is certainly no less favourable for guerrilla operations than some of the terrain in which other guerrilla movements operated successfully.

Comrade Dan Tloome, who chaired the opening session, briefly outlined the significance of the period chosen for the holding of this Second National Consultative Conference the first being the historic Morogoro Conference of The report dealt with the organisational activities of the ANC both inside and outside the country starting from the Morogoro Conference decisions.

The message expressed great hope that this Consultative Conference will be yet another milestone in the history of the development of our conferencee. In continuing his opening remarks the President noted moorogoro we need to convey our deepest gratitude to the Party and Government of the Republic of Zambia for making it possible for the ANC to hold its Second National Consultative Conference on Zambian soil.


These are questions of resolutons importance. This mood was not only reflected in the deeds of its more advanced representatives. This movement reoslutions, in turn, be linked up with bodies like the UDF. The President then proceeded to read the message that came from Comrade Nelson Mandela and our leaders in jail. It was also stressed that we need to pay greater attention to the opposition parties in the Bantustans and explore ways and means of drawing these into the struggle.

It will be published in South Africa in late morogori Superior forces can thus be harassed, weakened and, in the end, destroyed. The availability of this sort of terrain is, of course, of tremendous advantage to the guerrillas especially in the early non-operational phase training and other fesolutions steps are undertaken and no-external bases are available for this purpose.

Rresolutions other things, it demands in the first place the maximum mobilisation of the African people as a dispossessed and racially oppressed nation. 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.

It is therefore not out of place to devote confernce word to it. They have already spread the slander that at best for the Coloureds and Indians White domination will be replaced by Black domination.

Even in our country with the historical background and traditions of armed resistance still, within the memory of many people and the special developments of the immediate past, the involvement of the masses is unlikely to be the result of a sudden natural and automatic consequence of military clashes. After the first batch of fraternal messages were read out, the President delivered his political statement to Conference.

For the moment the reality is that apart from a small group of anx Whites, who have an honoured place as comrades in the struggle, we face what is by and large a united and confident enemy which acts in alliance with, and is strengthened by world imperialism.

The President announced that three members of the outgoing National Executive Committee were absent from the Conference.

But to believe this is to believe that the course of struggle is determined solely by what we do in the fighting units and further involves the fallacious assumption that the masses are rock like and incorruptible. If you think you may be able to assist please email editor politicsweb. Additionally, there was no mention of conferwnce funded by ANC inside the country.

In the long run it can only succeed if it attracts the active support of the mass of the people. Is it that the character of the state had so altered fundamentally that only rfsolutions did armed struggle become the only alternative?


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Legal opposition was rendered ineffective by bannings, exiles and the imprisonment of activists and leaders to long terms for the most trivial infringements.

One of the main methods of destabilising our ranks was to infiltrate as many specially trained agents into our midst as possible. The Charter may require elaboration of its revolutionary message. It was a period of development and of regrouping under new conditions; a period in which newly created political formations of the people continued to struggle with the enemy and grew into maturity; a period in which, above all, national consciousness began to assert itself against tribal sectionalism.

Also, it is not easy to determine the point at which sufficient concrete political and organisational preparations have been carried out to give our armed detachments the maximum chances of survival and growth within any given area.

Twitter thesbu Tweets by thesbu. What is the main content of the struggle for liberation and, flowing from this, which is the main revolutionary force and who are its potential allies and supporters?

South Africa’s tremendous size will make it extremely difficult, if not impossible, for the White regime to keep the whole of it under armed surveillance in strength and in depth. The text of the Presidential Statement is printed separately and forms part of the Conference documents.

In other words was its policy not a revolutionary one? In the last resort it is only the success of the national democratic revolution which – destroying the existing social and economic relationship – will bring with it a correction of the historical injustices perpetrated against the indigenous majority and thus lay the basis for a new – and deeper internationalist – approach.

The prosecution of the struggle requires the increased infiltration of trained cadres and an effort to reduce our reliance on ordnance and logistical support from outside by increasingly seizing our arms from the enemy.

The Commission also endorsed the TG’s report on transport which also suggested a transport pooling system. 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.

He further mentioned the lack of consultation before opening up projects like the farm.