Remembering Hani | by Jeanne Hefez

Remembering Hani | by Jeanne Hefez

MP Giyose went to school with Chris Hani in the 1950’s. Like Hani, he was from the Cofimvaba district of the Transkei. The two met again in Botswana when Hani was in prison in Lobatsi. They planned to form a youth movement of South African, in Lusaka in 1971. In...
Brothers in Arms – Q & A with James Ngculu

Brothers in Arms – Q & A with James Ngculu

James Ngculu joined Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) after the 1976 uprising of Soweto. He occupied a variety of posts within MK and spent most of his time abroad in exile, where he became one of Chris Hani’s closest companions. After 1994, he acted as the Provincial...

Chris McGregor and the Brotherhood of Breath

The morning of our father’s 82nd birthday dawned with the news of Chris’s death. We had known for some time that he was desperately ill and so had already booked a flight to France to go and visit him – ironically the flight was due to leave that very...