South African Students Congress

MOITHUTI Walter Special Edition: Online Voice of SASCO

Battle of ideas: A reply to Mail & Guardian Frolics

Pedro MzileniThe Mail & Guardian recently came out of the closet in disclosing explicitly what it has been trying to gossip indirectly to its readers for a long time. The Mail & Guardian seems to have given up on trying to weaken the ANC through its committed effort to consistently report negatively about its government but has said it out loud and clear that "Vote for opposition to weaken ANC power."

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Sifiso SimelaneAn Island of wealth in the sea of poverty

Today South Africa marks 20 years of independence since the democratic breakthrough in 1994. The working class who happen to constitute the majority in this country is still poor and more vulnerable to diseases and natural disasters.

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Declaration of the 18th SASCO National Congress

5 December 2013

INSPIRED by the vigilance of previous generations of student activists who fought for education transformation under tougher conditions, GUIDED by the spirits of our fallen leaders amongst them Babalwa Ntabeni and Lincoln Morgan and MOTIVATED by the zeal and determination of toiling students across the land, WE the 1061 strong delegates to the 18th SASCO National Congress gathered from the 1st to the 5th of December at the University of Venda in Limpopo province.

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Press Releases

Announcement of SASCO's Nelson Mandela Day programme

17 July 2014

The South African Students Congress (SASCO) will be holding a variety of Nelson Mandela Day activities in honor of struggle Icon and Father of the Nation, Tata Nelson Mandela on the 18th of July 2014.

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SASCO condemns Israel's brutal inhumane attacks on Gaza

11 July 2014

The South African Students Congress strongly condemns the brutal inhumane attacks on the Gaza Strip by the Israeli Government and Military. The death toll currently stands at 40 Palestinians who have been killed and hundreds more injured from Israel's senseless attacks on a civilian population in Gaza, which has already been termed the worlds' biggest open air prison. Palestinian homes have been demolished and ongoing airstrike bombs are being unleashed on Palestinians in Gaza.

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NEC Bulletin

Advance Free Education - Relentlessly

As usual, debates in our National Executive Committee meeting were lively; heated but comradely. One of the liveliest of these discussions was the debate around the Free Education struggle in the face of pronunciations by the ANC and Presidency in the January 8th rally and the State of the Nation Address.

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The Red Spark


The Red Spark Theoretical Journal is a South African Students Congress publication issued quarterly to reflect and analyse contemporary issues that affect the society at large. We remain an independent student organisation that is rooted within the National Democratic Revolution as led by the reliable leader of the alliance, the ANC and our approach to matters affecting the ANC-led government and the mass democratic movement we will always use our CC (Contradictory-Complimentary) Approach when articulating our perspective to those issues.

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