- On 10 April 1993 Chris Hani was murdered and South Africa was shocked by the event
- Social media users have paid tribute to the late struggle icon on the 28th anniversary of his death
- Briefly News looked at some of the powerful messages posted online about the iconic anti-apartheid activist
South Africans have taken to social media to pay tribute to the late Chris Hani who died on te 10th of April 1993.
Today marks the 28th anniversary of the popular apartheid activists death which has been shrouded in controversy.
Briefly News took a look at what South Africans had to say in memory of the iconic struggle hero Chris Hani.
"On this day 10th April in 1993, communist leader and anti-apartheid soldier Chris Hani was brutally killed. #RememberChrisHani #ChrisHani."
"Today we remember One of Africa's greatest sons. #ChrisHani Assassinated on this day, after making it known that a sellout clique had compromised the future of South Africans and undermined the armed struggle against the Apartheid regime. His sentiments then remain relevant today."
'What is NB is the continuation of the struggle... the real problems of the country are not whether one is in Cabinet, but what we do for social upliftment of the working masses of our country."
"If you want peace then you must struggle for social justice."
- Ntate #ChrisHani"
"It was on Saturday morning 10th April 1993 when Janus Walusz pulled a trigger that fired shots into Chris Hani's body. Mandela had to cut his overseas trip short to attend to a looming crisis."
Earlier, Briefly News reported that It is 28 years after he is gone, but his impact is still felt until date. Anyone who witnessed the apartheid in the country will know the significant roles that men like Nelson Mandela, Steve Biko and Thembisile Chris Hani, to mention but a few, played in ensuring that South Africa became a free nation.
Therefore, as the country marks the anniversary of this struggle hero and leader of the South African Communist Party (SACP) Chris, here are some interesting facts that you need to know about him.
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