Speaking tour starts this Sunday in Bristol!

Come and listen to comrade Khwezi Kadalie in February as part of the CPGB-ML’s ongoing work to bring about a really anti-imperialist understanding in the anti-war and solidarity movement in Britain today.

Khwezi was a fighter in the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa and is a life long communist and marxist-leninist revolutionary, his grandfather organised the first all-black trade union in South Africa (the Commercial and Industrial Workers Union of Africa) and attended the First Congress of the Communist International. His talk will touch on the important lessons he draws from his time in the movement and his feelings about the present fight against the re-colonisation of Africa.

The CPGB-ML will be taking Khwezi to the following destinations:

*BRISTOL*: Sunday 5 February, 2pm – 5pm @ Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, Bristol

*BIRMINGHAM*: Tuesday 7 February 6pm – 9pm @ Carrs Lane Church Centre, city center (opposite Moor Street Station)

*LEEDS*: Thursday 9 February 6pm – 8pm @ Swarthmore Education Centre. 2-7 Woodhouse Square, Leeds, LS3 1AD

*LONDON*: Saturday 11 February, 6pm – late @ Saklatvala Hall, Dominion Road, Southall, London

Khwezi is a qualified type-setter and printer, he was arrested by the Apartheid secret police shortly after the 1976 Soweto uprising and tortured for 4 months in their prisons. After prison he worked for the ANC in the diplomatic service and the information department in Germany and Britain. After the un-banning of the ANC and other organisations he served the movement in different capacities and between 2000 and 2005 he worked in the Department of Trade and Industry in a senior position.

Since 2006, together with other comrades, he has built the Marxist Workers School in South Africa. Today he works as a Journalist for communist and working class newspapers and magazines around the world and is one of the leading forces behind EK FM, the Voice of the Voiceless in the township Tskane, watch a video of the CPGB-ML’s visit to EK FM here and donate to the radio using the link below:

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