Author Tiyani Lybon Mabasa

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Comrade Lybon Tiyani Mabasa attended Turfloop University (University of the North) in 1973. He was a member of SASO (South African Student Organisation), Chairperson of the Student Christian Movement (SCM) and a BC playwright. Following his expulsion from Turfloop in 1975 due to his political views, he joined the Black People's Convention (BPC). As a founding member of Azapo in 1978, he was immediately banned under Section Six of the Terrorist Act from 1978 to 1982. He served as president of Azapo between 1983 and 1984. He founded the Socialist Party of Azania (SOPA) in 1996 with his comrades, he has actively participated in the movement towards unity within the BCM, and he is currently a member of the Black Consciousness Movement-United (BCMU).