SACP Remember Chris Hani

JOHANNESBURG – The South African Communist Party (SACP) will on Tuesday hold various celebrations throughout the country in commemoration of the death of Chris Hani who was shot and killed on this day in 1993 by Polish immigrant, Janusz Walus with the help of former Conservative Party member Clive Derby-Lewis.

He was a member of the African National Congress(ANC) National Executive Council (NEC) and had led the SACP and ANC armed wing Umkhonto we Sizwe as its Chief of Staff and served MK in different capacities since the 1960s.

SACP General Secretary Blade Nzimande and other alliance partners from the ANC, Congress of South African Trade Unions and Sanco will address the main commemoration events at Hani’s grave-site in Boksburg on Gauteng’s East Rand on Tuesday.