ANC remembers Prof Gardner

2013-10-16 00:00

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal yesterday recalled the role that the late Professor Colin Gardner played in the peace processes in KwaZulu-Natal during the violence-wracked 1980s and ’90s.

Provincial Secretary Sihle Zikalala said the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal was deeply saddened to hear of Gardner’s death. “He was a very consistent and effective vice-chairperson of the Midlands Region of the United Democratic Front (UDF) and did much to bring academics closer to our movement,” Zikalala said.

A political stalwart and activist, Gardner died last week in hospital after he fell and broke his hip. His funeral will take place on Friday.

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