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When any scholar visits this country and speaks about Pan Africanism on a national radio or television and associates it with Nelson Mandela and the ANC but factors out Robert Sobukwe and the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), one wonders if s/he should take the scholary input by such a scholar, on the history of this country’s struggle for liberation, seriously. This also raises the question of who sponsored such scholar’s visit to this country and who were his/her hosts. The conduct of such scholars is consistent with the official ANC government’s intention to expunge the name of Sobukwe from the annals of this country’s history and from the collective consciousness of the African people.

One such scholar is Professor Horace Campbell who was a guest on Tsepiso Makwetla’s SAfm radio show on 27 August 2013. He was introduced as Professor of African American Studies and Political Science at Syracuse University…

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