Vincent Tshabalala

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Biographical information

Synopsis:

Member and Chairman of COSAS, member of the African National Congress and uMkhonto weSizwe (MK). 

First name: 
Vincent
Last name: 
Tshabalala
Date of birth: 
15 August 1964
Location of birth: 
Bethal
Date of death: 
9 February 1985
Location of death: 
Alexandra
Affiliation: 
ANC, MK

Vincent “Toivo” Tshabalala was born in Bethal in Mpumalanga on 15 August 1964 where he also grew up. Tshabalala became politically influenced at a young age by the Bethal Trial in 1977 where a number of Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) members were accused. After completing his primary school he went to Minerva High School in Alexandra Township in the early 1980’s.


References:
• Mecoamere, V (2008), Alex student trust fund grows, from The Sowetan, 3 November, [online] Available at www.sowetanlive.co.za  [Accessed 08 February 2013]
• The Vincent Tshabalala Education Trustfrom GiveGain, [online] Available at www.givengain.com  [Accessed 08 February 2013] 

Last updated : 02-Apr-2013

This article was produced for South African History Online on 14-Mar-2012