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Left Alliance for National Democracy and Socialism

Socialism in Africa

 

Socialism in Africa


This is material on the ideas, intentions, and accomplishments of Socialist leaders and movements in Africa.



African Socialism Revisited
(Read freely online)

Kwame Nkrumah tried to steer the direction of African Socialism, after observing some mistakes and counter-productive tendencies within the movements.


The Arusha Declaration
(Read freely online)

This was the platform of the Tanganyika African National Union, the ruling party of Tanganyika and then Tanzania until it merged into the current ruling party in 1977.


EFF Founding Manifesto
(Read freely online)

This is the founding manifesto of the Economic Freedom Fighters in South Africa, a party led by youth who split from the ANC.


Gaddafi & Economics
(Read freely online)

Volume 2, of Gaddafi's Green Book Trilogy, outlines the economic ideas that guided the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.


Gaddafi & Politics
(Read freely online)

Volume 1, of Gaddafi's Green Book Trilogy, outlines the democratic political ideas that guided the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.


Marxism and African Liberation
(Read freely online)

While acknowledging that Marx's original writings didn't capture all the realities of the world today, Walter Rodney highlights the importance of Marxism to liberation struggles outside of Europe.


The PAIGC Programme
(Read freely online)

This was the platform of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde, which is currently the ruling party in Guinea-Bissau.


This was an analysis of intersecting struggles in South Africa in 1998, in the perspective of the South African Communist Party.