African National Congress


MYANC: President #Ramaphosa: The ANC emerged from Morogoro more united and cohesive, with broad agreement on policy, strategy and tactics, and clear expectations of the political and personal conduct of all in the movement. Morogoro was a moment of rene

MYANC: President #Ramaphosa: According to Joe Slovo, the conference had "the potential of disintegrating". He said it was the role of leaders like OR Tambo & the political maturity of delegates that held everyone together & preve

MYANC: President #Ramaphosa: The Morogoro Conference was therefore a moment of critical introspection. Debate was frank, robust and often heated as delegates had to confront difficult and contentious issues. #Morogoro50

MYANC: President #Ramaphosa: At times, it also experienced weakened structures and went through periods of organisational decline. Many of these problems came to a head in the months immediately preceding the National Consultative Conference held in #Moro

MYANC: President #Ramaphosa: We conduct the struggle today under conditions of freedom and democracy, where the rights of all are equally guaranteed, and where all are free to vote, express themselves, organise and protest peacefully. #Morogoro50

MYANC: President #Ramaphosa: Many of the challenges that he and his fellow leaders had to confront were very different from those we face today. They had to operate under conditions of illegality, repression and exile. They faced bannings, imprisonment,

MYANC: President #Ramaphosa: We recall the life of OR Tambo so that we may understand the challenges he had to confront, and so that we may draw guidance and inspiration as we undertake the tasks and confront the difficulties of our time. #Morogoro50