SA Anti-Apartheid Icon Andrew Mlangeni Passes On At 95

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Andrew Mlangeni, 95; the South African anti-apartheid figure who stood trial alongside Nelson Mandela in the 1963-64 Rivonia Trial has passed on.

The presidency disclosed yesterday.

“President Cyril Ramaphosa has learnt with deep sadness of the passing away overnight of the last remaining Rivonia Trialist,” the presidency said in a tweet.

His death “signifies the end of generational history and places our future squarely in our hands,” he declared.

Mlangeni was admitted to a military hospital in the capital Pretoria on Tuesday with an abdominal complaint, the presidency said.

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