ANC To Honour Stompie Seipei With A Revamped House

ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule. PICTURE: ALON SKUY

JOHANNESBURG: The handover to takes place at 12:00 according to a statement issued on Tuesday night by the party’s spokesperson.

African National Congress (ANC) Secretary-General Ace Magashule is expected to officially hand over a renovated house to the family of the late Stompie Seipei in Parys, Free State.

The handover to takes place at 12:00 according to a statement issued on Tuesday night by the party’s spokesperson.

It follows the undertaking made to the Seipei family during Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s funeral. Significantly, the handover coincides with Madikizela-Mandela’s birthday, who would have turned 82 on Wednesday. Madikizela-Mandela died on 2 April.

Seipei was 14-years-old when he was found dead near Madikizela-Mandela’s Soweto house in 1989, after being tortured following allegations that he was an apartheid police spy.

According to reports, it was alleged that he was spying on Madikizela-Mandela and was seen as a threat.

Magashule will further outline the organisation’s 10-day mourning period in memory of the late ANC national executive committee member Edna Molewa, who passed away on Saturday.