ERRATUM: ANC STATEMENT ON ANNIVERSARY OF RUTH FIRST ASSASSINATION

August 17, 2018

For Immediate Release

17 August 2018

ERRATUM: ANC STATEMENT ON ANNIVERSARY OF RUTH FIRST ASSASSINATION

In a statement released earlier today, we alluded to Cde Ruth First having been a founding member of the Communist Party and this was an error. Her parents were the founding members of the Communist Party.

Born in Johannesburg in 1925, Cde Ruth First was a lifelong Communist and a daunting enemy of the racist apartheid regime who joined the Young Communist League in her teens and soon proved to be a dynamic public speaker and organiser.

ISSUED BY THE AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS

Enquiries:
Zizi Kodwa
Head of the Presidency


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