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This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

1944

The ANC Youth League is formed, headed by Anton Lembede, Nelson Mandela, O. R. Tambo, Walter Sisulu, A. P. Mda inter alia. Many of the leaders are Fort Hare students. They issue a Programme of Action which includes the right to self-determination.

This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. Return to the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory site.