Text of a speech delivered by Julius Nyerere, President of Tanzania, at Oxford University, England on November 19, 1975 reprinted from the January 1975 issue of Southern Africa magazine. The speech says in South Africa the struggle in its modern form goes back to the formation of the African National Congress (ANC) in 1912. The speech discusses Tanganyika, the League of Nations, the Lusaka Manifesto, Vorster, Ian Smith, U.N. Commission for Namibia, Frelimo, the States of East and Central Africa, the Organization of African Unity (OAU), the Caetano Government, majority rule, the Lusaka Declaration of 1969, the U.N. Commissioner for Namibia, liberation movements, freedom fighters, colonial domination, the principle of non-intervention in the internal affairs of independent sovereign states, tyranny, democracy, socialism, the U.S.S.R., China, India, apartheid, racism, torture, investment, dividends, liberty, freedom, the world-wide anti-colonial movement, Rhodesia, the armed freedom struggle, Portuguese colonies, and Vorster.
Used by permission of American Friends Service Committee.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root