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ACTION FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA –WALES(CYMRU-ACTSA) is the successor organisation to the WALES ANTI APARTHEID MOVEMENT. ACTSA was formed in 1994 after the  collapse of Apartheid in South Africa and the inauguration of NELSON MANDELA as the non racial President of South Africa.

 

Hanef Bhamjee OBE
1946 -2022

"Hanif touched the lives of all he came into contact with.  He had so much to give in love.  His honesty and sincerity inspired us all. Hence he played a significant role in shaping the thinking of so many of us.  A revolutionary , a freedom fighter, a fearless fighter championing the cause for social justice.  He carved his name and that of his SA family and his Cardiff family and friends with with dignity. An internationalist who inspired our thinking in a unique way. As an activist he had his awkward moments but together with  the Welsh Anti- apartheid movement Hanif made a huge contribution to the liberation history of South Africa .  This is carved in history . His legacy will continue to inspire us to struggle for a better life for all."

Yusef Bhamjee, 9 January 2022

 

As a Charity ACTSA’s aims and objectives are :

  • to support development projects of a charitable nature in southern Africa (defined as those countries in membership of the Southern Africa Development Community- SADC)
  • to support projects for the elimination of poverty in the region,
  • to assist in pre-school, primary and secondary education projects and if appropriate, further education projects,
  • to promote and support projects dealing with health initiatives and serious diseases such as HIV/AIDS,
  • to assist sporting and religious groupings amongst deprived communities,
  • to provide speakers where appropriate in an attempt to promote friendship, cooperation and partnership between people.
 

"The Wales Anti-Apartheid Movement spoke for a people who cared for our freedom as their own." Nelson Mandela, 1998

 

  

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