Liberation Movement in South Africa

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Title: Discuss the role of liberation movement in Southern Africa in the struggle for independence, focussing on their origins, challenges and achievements during the liberation struggle, their ascendancy to government and their transformation into ruling parties.

Is liberation movement in South Africa a nationalist or class struggle? Stated simply and briefly, the problem in Southern Africa is one of the liberation of some twenty three million indigenous people residing in south Africa, Namibia, and Zimbabwe. But they do not have much knowledge about what it it, they have a very blurred image if the subject. There are currently three competing and contradictory views of liberation. A widely held view is that of the African Nationalist Movements.This liberation movement is similar to those that won independence in most African colonies in the 1960’s and are supported by various groups in china. The liberation of Southern Africa was one of the major political developments of the 20th century. The demise of Portuguese colonial rule, the end of white settler domination, and the dismantling of the apartheid regime had far-reaching consequences not only for the people in the region but for the global community. The Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa Collection, focuses on the complex and varied liberation struggles in the region, with an initial concentration on six nations: Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, Namibia, and Zimbabwe. Pan Africanist congress of Azania and South West African people’s organization are active liberation movements in the southern Africa.There are some movements that have already achieved their independence while others are still fighting for it. The Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC), was a South African liberation movement, and is now a minor political party. The PAC was formally launched on 6 April 1959 at Orlando Communal Hall in Soweto. A number of African National Congress (ANC) members broke away...
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