Mxolisi Mgxashe

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Writer, author, journalist, Robben Island prisoner, exiled person and member of the PAC.

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21 July 2013
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Table View, Cape Town

Mxolisi “Bra Ace” Mgxashe was born in 1944. He joined the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) in Cape Town in the 1960s and took part in the march, in Cape Town’s Langa Township on 21 March 1960, where the police shot and killed three people and many others were wounded.

• Bennie Bunsee. (2013). Ace Mgxashe leaves behind a broken PAC from Cape Time, 24 July.  Available at  online. Accessed on 18 October 2013
•  Fisher  R. (2013 ). Hamba kahle, Bra Ace 29 July from the Daily Maverick. Available at online. Accessed 18 October 2013 

Last updated : 04-Dec-2013

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