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Member of the SACP central committee, Jeremy Cronin.
Member of the SACP central committee, Jeremy Cronin.

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On July 29 1921, the SA Communist Party (SACP) was launched in Cape Town. It was the first communist party in Africa and was among the earliest members of Communist International, which was based in Moscow, Russia.

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