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Andrew Mlangeni was designated accused number 10 during the Rivonia trial, which saw him appear on charges of treason alongside other ANC leaders, including Ahmed Kathrada and Denis Goldberg.
Andrew Mlangeni was designated accused number 10 during the Rivonia trial, which saw him appear on charges of treason alongside other ANC leaders, including Ahmed Kathrada and Denis Goldberg.
Theana Breugem

Back in 2012, Kay Sexwale wrote a letter to the remaining Rivonia Trialists which City Press published. In it, she criticised the ANC and said that the time had come to consciously choose South Africa over the governing party.

Andrew Mlangeni, who died on Tuesday night, replied to her. This is what the political activist, Rivonia trialist and former Robben Island prisoner wrote.

READ: Tributes pour in for the Rivionia Trialist Andrew Mlangeni

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