On 6 January 1995 Joe Slovo
died of Leukaemia. Slovo was an anti-Apartheid
activist, one of the founders of Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) -- the armed wing of the ANC -- and general secretary of the South African Communist Party during the 1980s.
Read about his life in this biography of Joe Slovo
and in this collection of Joe Slovo quotations