Balelekeng Sam Masemola

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Member of the ANC. Active in anti-pass campaign

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Balelekeng Sam
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Born in 1926, Masemola worked as a clerk. He joined the African National Congress (ANC) in 1949 and helped to steer his branch in Alexandra Township away from 'hamba kahle' methods towards militant campaigning. He was active in the anti-pass and anti-permit campaigns.

Last updated : 09-Oct-2012

This article was produced for South African History Online on 17-Feb-2011