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This Day in African History — Joe Slovo Dies of Leukaemia

By January 6, 2014

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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.

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