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This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

Love, Janet

As a university student at Wits Janet Love became involved with SAVS, NUSAS, the SRC and the Wages Commission.  Her first contacts with the ANC were in 1975/76 but she only formally joined in 1977 in Lesotho.

She went into exile for ten years. She ran the SACTU office in London for two years and then worked for the ANC Political Mission in Lusaka and Angola. She was part of MK and underwent military and intelligence training in Cuba.

She returned to SA to become support for Operation Vula.

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