Chris Hani's family says he would be disappointed in SA's leaders

Chris Hani's family says he would be disappointed in SA's leaders

- Chris Hani's daughter, Lindiwe, said he would not be happy with the current state of South Africa's political leaders

- She said leaders needed to live by her father's values rather than just pay lip service to them

- She also urged ordinary South Africans to go out and vote for the party of their choice

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Chris Hani's family said the late leader of the South African Communist Party would be disappointed to see the corruption perpetrated by former leaders of the liberation struggle.

Lindiwe, Hani's daughter, made the remarks while speaking at an event commemorating the slain activist, who was murdered on 10 April, 1993 by white supremacist, Janusz Waluś.

Lindiwe asked South Africans to honour her father's legacy by voting in the election on 8 May.

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She also urged South African political leaders to embrace Hani's values in deed as well as word. 

This comes on the same day as the EFF announced that they were the only party supporting Hani's legacy. 

Lindiwe was one of several speakers at the event who memorialised Hani. Others included ANC Secretary-General, Ace Magashule, and SACP General Secretary, Blade Nzimande, gathered.

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Hani was involved in the liberation struggle in various capacities before his assassination, including being leader of uMkhonto weSizwe. His killer was denied parole last year.

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During her speech, Lindiwe said South Africans could honour her father's memory, as well as all those who lost their lives while fighting for democracy, by exercising their right to vote for the government of their choice, according to The Citizen.

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