ANC stalwart Moss Chikane dies

South Africa

African National Congress (ANC) stalwart and retired diplomat Moss Chikane, has passed away at the age of 69.

The family said that Chikane died on Wednesday night at around 23:30. Chikane had been unwell for some time and spent time in and out of hospital.

Moss Chikane was a prominent figure in the liberation struggle and was one of the key leaders of the United Democratic Front.

In 1988, Chikane was convicted of treason along with Popo Molefe, Terror Lekota and Tom Manthata.

Chikane is survived by five sons and a daughter, three brothers and four sisters. The family will announce his funeral arrangements in due course.


-African News Agency/ANA

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