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City extends condolences to the family of PAC stalwart, Philip Kgosana<p>It is with deep sadness that we mourn the passing of a Pan-Africanist stalwart, Philip Kgosana. </p><p>As a valiant fighter in the struggle for freedom, Kgosana dedicated his life to the political cause, as the former regional secretary of the PAC for the Western Cape.</p><p>Kgosana earned his name in our country’s history books when he led 30 000 African demonstrators on a march from Langa to the Cape Town CBD on 30 March 1960 following the Sharpeville massacre. </p><p>In recognition of his contribution to our country, the City is currently processing a proposal to rename De Waal Drive after Philip Kgosana. </p><p>I was honoured to have known and stood alongside Kgosana during the darkest days of apartheid and drew from his determination as we fought together to realise freedom, justice, and equality for the people of our country.</p><p>Fellow South Africans and I will forever remember him as a brave, principled man who stood tall in his resolve against oppression. </p><p>On behalf of the City of Cape Town, I extend my deepest sympathy to Philip Kgosana’s family, friends, and fellow Pan-Africanist Congress members. </p><p><br><strong>End</strong></p><p> </p>2017-04-19T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#90b49a62-96e2-436a-9c68-187c9ab33534;L0|#090b49a62-96e2-436a-9c68-187c9ab33534|Mayor;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb1

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