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President Zuma extends condolences on the passing of PAC leader, Mr Phillip Kgosana

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President Jacob Zuma has extended his heartfelt condolences on the sad passing of Pan-Africanist Congress (PAC) stalwart, freedom fighter and former Tshwane Metropolitan Councillor, Mr Phillip Ata Kgosana.

Mr Kgosana led more than 30 000 anti-Pass Laws protestors from Langa, Cape Town in a march to the apartheid parliament in the 1960s.

“We are deeply saddened by the passing of this former freedom fighter who dedicated his life to the liberation of the people of South Africa. We wish to convey our deepest condolences to the Kgosana family and his political home, the Pan Africanist Congress. May his soul rest in peace,” said President Zuma.

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Issued by: The Presidency