Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) means the "Spear of the Nation".
MK was the armed wing of the ANC.
It launched its first guerrilla attacks against government installations on 16 December 1961. It was subsequently classified as a terrorist organization by the South African government and the United States, and banned.
The ANC is in an alliance with the South African Communist Party (SACP) and the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU). Each Alliance partner is an independent organisation with its own constitution, membership and programmes. The Alliance is founded on a common commitment to the objectives of the National Democratic Revolution, and the need to unite the largest possible cross-section of South Africans behind these objectives.
Last updated: 26 August 2010
Umkhonto we Sizwe
|16 Dec 2008||Address by ANC President Jacob Zuma at the 47th Anniversary of the formation of Umkhonto We Sizwe, Honouring of Luthuli Detachment and Conferment of Isithwalandwe/Seaparankoe Award on Chris Hani|
|02 Oct 2007||Statement by MKMVA on the outcome of its three-day National Conference held on 28-30 September 2007|
|11 Sep 2007||Press statement by the Umkhonto We Sizwe Military Veterans Association|
|02 Nov 1994||Absence of some former MK cadres from Walmanstal|
|09 Jun 1994||Situation affecting integration of Umkhonto We Sizwe into new SANDF|
|16 Dec 1993||List of ANC members who died in exile|
|13 Dec 1993||ANC-MK statement on the 32nd anniversary celebrations of MK|
|03 Sep 1993||Address by Nelson Mandela to Umkhonto we Sizwe conference|
|25 Jun 1993||MK statement on the right-wing attack on the Kempton Park world trade centre|
|07 Sep 1992||Skweyiya Commission Report|
|16 Dec 1986||Message from the Prime Minister of India, Mr. Rajiv Gandhi, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Umkhonto We Sizwe|
|01 Sep 1986||The Revolutionary Army - A Discussion Article|
|01 Jun 1986||The Wankie Campaign|
|01 Jun 1985||Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Code|
|14 Mar 1984||Stuart Commission Report|
|16 Dec 1981||Message by OR Tambo to the people of South Africa on the 20th Anniversary of Umkhonto we Sizwe|
|20 Aug 1981||Statement on death sentences passed on three members of ANC and Umkhonto We Sizwe|
|28 Nov 1980||Statement on signing declaration, on behalf of the ANC and Umkhonto We Sizwe, adhering to the Geneva Conventions|
|01 Aug 1979||The Green Book|
|16 Dec 1971||Statement by OR Tambo to the People of South Africa on the 10th Anniversary of Umkhonto we Sizwe|
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