“Motsoaledi News”, December 2003 – Phambile Motsoaledi Community Project / ZACF

This is the second surviving complete copy of the anarchist Motsoaledi News, published in December 2003 in the Motsoaledi squatter camp in Soweto.  It was distributed via Phambile Motsoaledi Community Project, linked to the Zabalaza Anarchist Communist Federation (now Front) (ZACF), of which more here.

PDF is here

Cover Motsoaledi News Dec 2003

About Lucien van der Walt

I teach at Rhodes University, the Eastern Cape. I’m 10th generation South African, born and bred. I have long been involved in union education, and have a background in social movement and left-wing activism, the Workers’ Library and Museum, the Anti-Privatisation Forum, and the National Health and Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU). I’ve presented or published 450+ papers, including conferences and workshops, co-edited 4 journal specials (on global and African labour history, and the left), and produced five books. Southern Africa editor for the 2009 'International Encyclopaedia of Revolution and Protest' (Blackwell). I won the 2008 international ‘Labor History’ PhD thesis prize, and the 2008/2009 Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) award for best African dissertation, for my thesis on South African anarchism, syndicalism and black militants. I have also done research in Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe.