Definition of Pan-Africanist Congress in English:

Pan-Africanist Congress

(also Pan-Africanist Congress of Azania, PAC)

Pronunciation /pan ˈafrəkənəst ˈkäNGɡrəs/ /pæn ˈæfrəkənəst ˈkɑŋɡrəs/

proper noun

  • A South African political movement formed in 1959 as a militant offshoot of the African National Congress. It was outlawed in 1960 after the Sharpeville massacre, but continued its armed opposition to the South African government until it was legalized in 1990.