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Farewell “Mshini Wam”, an orator of note, with a razor sharp mind and a quick rejoinder

Farewell “Mshini Wam”, an orator of note, with a razor sharp mind and a quick rejoinder

MATHATHA TSEDU  ON April 6, 1991, a guerrilla unit of the Azanian National Liberation Army (Azanla), the armed wing of the then exiled Black Consciousness Movement of Azania (BCMA), was in a house in Mahwelereng township in Limpopo when police and army forces surrounded them.  A shootout ensued during which a number of cops were killed. One of the unit members was Thabang Mothlodisi, a Polokwane-based trade unionist who hailed from Maokeng township in Kroonstad, whilst the other was Ronald Mashapu Malatji. Motlhodisi, known as “Cobra”, came out of the surrounded house with a grenade without the pin. A policeman…
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