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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 It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

Tshabalala, Henry

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Henry Tshabalala was an ANC/MK veteran. He was one of the 156 Rivonia trialists who after a four year trial was acquitted.

He lived, worked and raised his two families in Soweto where, after his trial, he was employed by the Soweto local government as a purchasing agent for public works.

From 1992 to 1995 he worked for the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs as a logistics coordinator. At the time of his death in 2000, he employed by a private contractor on a Johannesburg RDP urban renewal project.

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