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Vol 49 No 21

Published 17th October 2008


South Africa

The breakaways

Four leading ANC figures will split from the ANC to start a new party with Mosiuoa Lekota

Mosiuoa ‘Terror’ Lekota, born in 1948 in Kroonstad, Free State, is from the same political generation as Cyril Ramaphosa, Tokyo Sexwale, Mathews Phosa and Kgalema Motlanthe. They all cut their teeth in Steve Biko’s Black Consciousness Movement, then converted to the African National Congress.

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