Dazzled by capital: The ANC and the transition to democracy
At the height of the struggle, Jabulani ‘Mzala’ Nxumalo charged that the ANC had been wooed by big business to give up the armed struggle
Jabulani 'Mzala' Nxumalo, a brilliant intellectual steeped in Marxist theory, was one of the ANC's fiercest internal critics. At the height of the struggle, when the party started to trade thoughts with the apartheid regime, Mzala charged that the ANC had been wooed by big business to give up the armed struggle. He died in 1991, a few years before the SA's first democratic elections, and soon after the events recounted in this edited extract from the new book The Lost Prince of the ANC: The life and times of Jabulani Nobleman 'Mzala" Nxumalo, 1955 - 1991, by Mandla J Radebe, published by Jacana...
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