It also drew support from older parties like the decades-old Pan African Congress (PAC) and the Azanian People's Organisation (APO).
However, there are many other established parties in the mix, like the Inkatha Freedom Party (still led by the octogenarian, Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi), the Pan African Congress, the United Democratic Front, the African Christian Democratic Party, the Azanian People's Organisation, and the Afrikaner Freedom Front Plus.
The Azanian People's Organisation (AZAPO) argues that 'the flood of young people into exile after the uprisings served as a serious indictment on all the liberation movements.
Azanian People's Organisation, 'June 16, 1976 Background and Aftermath'.
The Pan Africanist Congress, United Democratic Movement, Azanian People's Organisation
and the Socialist Party of Azania have all jumped on the bandwagon set in motion by the NNP/ANC rapprochement and are indicating that they're ready to talk alliances, mergers and coalitions.
Clearly, the latter part of this equation is unsatisfactory for, while it may be defended in terms of the respectable concept of Africanization, it does not base itself on merit but on race--an old cliche, perhaps, but one consistently acclaimed by the African National Congress and the Azanian People's Organisation
in instances of black oppression.
This state of affairs, characterised by political tolerance and unity in action, would change at the beginning of 1979 after the founding of the Azanian People's Organisation (Azapo).
One critical development, particularly after the funeral of Sobukwe in 1978, was the founding of the Azanian People's Organisation (Azapo).
Eric was so committed to the "conversion" project that he agreed to join the Azanian People's Organisation on his release from Robben Island in 1980, in order to ensure that the transition from BC to congress politics happened on a large scale.
Another opposition party, the Azanian People's Organisation
(Azapo), says the land seizure in Zimbabwe is a result of Zimbabweans losing patience and it is "only a matter of rime before the same thing happens here.