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NameExecution dateRemarks (reason for execution)
Boesman, Mangena Jeffrey, 351989/09/29Death of informer school teacher in Sterkstroom, Eastern Cape (October 1985).
Bongo, Wellington Mpumelo1964/05 
Bozwana, Notemba1964/02/11Sabotage in Queenstown (1963).
Damane, Mxolisi1963/11/02Poqo members. Killings in Paarl.
Dyakala, Kholisile, 311989/11/24Killing of security guard in Port Elizabeth (June 1986).
Gxothiwe, Benjamin, 271988/03/25 
Harris, Frederick John1965/04/01African Resistance Movement (ARM). Bombing of Johannesburg Station
Jantjies, Mnyanda Moses1987/09/01Killing of councillor, Uitenhage, Eastern Cape.
Jaza, Felix1963/11/02Poqo members. Killings in Paarl.
Lebajoa, Peter1984/08ANC members. Treason/murder of farmer (1978).
Letsoare, Tsepo, 221988/03/18Necklace murder of police informer
Londe, Siphiwo1988/03/29 
Lucas, Michael, 17/181988/03/25Bongolethu Youth Congress. Killing of bus driver (April 1986)
Luphondo, Mlungisi, 211988/11/06 
Lloyd, Tobilo Richard1988/04/05 
Mabhongo, Mpenze1964/05 
Madikane, Lennox1963/11/02Poqo members. Killings in Paarl.
Mahlangu, Solomon, 211979/04/06ANC guerrilla. Goch Street shooting (1977).
Maqwasha, Solomon, 201986/12/05Murder of informer in Tzaneen.
Matsepane, Alex Matshapa, 231986/12/05Murder of informer in Tzaneen.
May, Zenzile1963/05/08Poqo members. Killing of Tembu chief G. Gqoboza
Mbiso, Modi1963/05/08Poqo members. Killing of Tembu chief G. Gqoboza
Menze, Makhezwana, 401989/04/20Addo Youth Congress ('common purpose'). Death of farmer and wife, Southern Cape (June 1985)
Mhlaki, Sizwayi1963/05/08Poqo members. Killing of Tembu chief G. Gqoboza
Mielies, Mlamli Wellington1987/09/01Killing of councillor, Uitenhage, Eastern Cape.
Mini, Vuyisile1964/11/06Trade union leaders. Killing of state witness, Eastern Cape.
Mjekula, Zwelidumile, 361989/11/24Killing of security guard in Port Elizabeth (June 1986).
Mkaba, Zinakele1964/11/06Trade union leaders. Killing of state witness, Eastern Cape.
Mngomezulu, Abraham, 231989/05/25Killing of police informer, Johannesburg (1987).
Mogoerane, Simon, 231983/06/09ANC insurgents. Treason/murder/arms
Mohala, Sipho, 211988/03/29 
Moloise, Malesella Benjamin, 281985/10/18Shooting security policeman (7 November 1982).
Mosololi, Jerry, 251983/06/09ANC insurgents. Treason/murder/arms
Motaung, Marcus, 271983/06/09ANC insurgents. Treason/murder/arms
Ngalo, Nkosinam1963/05/08Poqo members. Killing of Tembu chief G. Gqoboza
Ngcongolo, Bonakele1964/02/11Sabotage in Queenstown (1963).
Nyovu, Thembekile Titus1963/10/14Death of white girl in Paarl riots (1962).
Payi, Clarence Lucky, 221986/09/09Pre ANC members. Killing of Benjamin Langa (1984). Pretoria
Pilapi, Khatazekile1963/05/08Poqo members. Killing of Tembu chief G. Gqoboza
Rewu, Lungile, 191988/03/29 
Rivers, Frank Rebane1984/08ANC members. Treason/murder of farmer (1978).
Segoto, Joseph Themba1984/08ANC members. Treason/murder of farmer (1978).
Sephenuka, Ndumiso Silo, 251989/04/20Addo Youth Congress ('common purpose'). Death of farmer and wife, Southern Cape (June 1985)
Sonamzi, Goli1963/05/08Poqo members. Killing of Tembu chief G. Gqoboza
Webushe, Welile1987/08/19Murder in Jansenville, Eastern Cape.
Xulu, Sipho Bridget1986/09/09ANC members. Killing of Benjamin Langa (1984).

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This article was produced for South African History Online on 07-Apr-2011